GLSA-201206-28 : TeX Live: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201206-28
(TeX Live: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201206-28.xml

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59701 ()

Bugtraq ID: 34332
39500
39966
39971

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