Bug 1618203 (CVE-2006-4810) - CVE-2006-4810 security flaw
Summary: CVE-2006-4810 security flaw
Alias: CVE-2006-4810
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: impact=moderate,public=20061108,repor...
Keywords: Security
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-08-16 12:39 UTC by Stephen Herr
Modified: 2019-06-13 20:27 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-08-16 12:39:29 UTC

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Description Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 12:39:22 UTC
Flaw bug created to hold information about an old flaw we knew something about. For more details see the MITRE CVE description.

Comment 1 Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 16:49:45 UTC
MITRE description:

Buffer overflow in the readline function in util/texindex.c, as used by the (1) texi2dvi and (2) texindex commands, in texinfo 4.8 and earlier allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Texinfo file.

Comment 2 Stephen Herr 2019-06-13 19:30:39 UTC

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

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