Bug 600729 (CVE-2010-4743, CVE-2010-4744) - CVE-2010-4743 CVE-2010-4744 Abcm2ps v5.9.13: Multiple security vulnerabilities
Summary: CVE-2010-4743 CVE-2010-4744 Abcm2ps v5.9.13: Multiple security vulnerabilities
Alias: CVE-2010-4743, CVE-2010-4744
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
URL: http://moinejf.free.fr/abcm2ps-5.txt
Depends On: 663809
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Reported: 2010-06-05 18:56 UTC by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2019-09-29 12:36 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: abcm2ps 5.9.13
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2012-08-16 18:13:02 UTC

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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2010-06-05 18:56:43 UTC
Abcm2ps upstream has released latest v5.9.13 version,
fixing "yet more multiple unspecified vulnerabilities":
  [1] http://moinejf.free.fr/abcm2ps-5.txt

Current versions of abcm2ps package, present in Fedora release
of 11, 12, and 13, are v5.9.5 based (and potentially vulnerable).

Please rebase to new version to overcome these.

Comment 1 Vincent Danen 2010-12-16 21:54:49 UTC
Created abcm2ps tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 663809]

Comment 2 Jan Lieskovsky 2011-02-19 18:32:06 UTC
The CVE identifier of CVE-2010-4744 has been assigned to the following

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in abcm2ps before 5.9.13 have
unknown impact and attack vectors, a different issue than

[1] http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4744
[2] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=577014
[3] http://moinejf.free.fr/abcm2ps-5.txt
[4] http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-February/054015.html
[5] http://secunia.com/advisories/43338
[6] http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0390

Comment 3 Jan Lieskovsky 2011-02-19 18:34:18 UTC
The CVE identifier of CVE-2010-4743 has been assigned to the following

Heap-based buffer overflow in the getarena function in abc2ps.c in
abcm2ps before 5.9.13 might allow remote attackers to execute
arbitrary code via a crafted ABC file, a different vulnerability than
CVE-2010-3441. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third
party information.

[1] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=577014
[2] http://moinejf.free.fr/abcm2ps-5.txt
[3] http://secunia.com/advisories/40033
[4] http://secunia.com/advisories/43338
[5] http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0390

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