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PostPosted: Mon Jun 25, 2012 7:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201206-28 ] TeX Live: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: TeX Live: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201206-28)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: June 25, 2012
Bug(s): #264598, #324019
ID: 201206-28

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in texlive-core, allowing
attackers to execute arbitrary code.


Background

TeX Live is a complete TeX distribution.

Affected Packages

Package: app-text/texlive-core
Vulnerable: < 2009-r2
Unaffected: >= 2009-r2
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in texlive-core. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

These vulnerabilities might allow user-assisted remote attackers to
execute arbitrary code via a specially-crafted DVI file, or cause a
Denial of Service.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All texlive-core users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/texlive-core-2009-r2"
   


References

CVE-2009-1284
CVE-2010-0739
CVE-2010-0827
CVE-2010-1440
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