GLSA-201206-28 : TeX Live: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

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 :

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
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59701 ()

Bugtraq ID: 34332

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1284

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