Scientific Linux Security Update : tetex on SL5.x, SL4.x, SL3.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Alin Rad Pop discovered several flaws in the handling of PDF files. An
attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause TeTeX to
crash or potentially execute arbitrary code when opened.
(CVE-2007-4352, CVE-2007-5392, CVE-2007-5393)

A flaw was found in the t1lib library, used in the handling of Type 1
fonts. An attacker could create a malicious file that would cause
TeTeX to crash, or potentially execute arbitrary code when opened.
(CVE-2007-4033)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?6fe45b32

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60294 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4033
CVE-2007-4352
CVE-2007-5392
CVE-2007-5393