Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : texinfo (cve_2006_4810_buffer_overflow)

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Synopsis :

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party
software.

Description :

The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address
security updates :

- Buffer overflow in the readline function in
util/texindex.c, as used by the (1) texi2dvi and (2)
texindex commands, in texinfo 4.8 and earlier allows
local users to execute arbitrary code via a crafted
Texinfo file. (CVE-2006-4810)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5f8def1
http://www.nessus.org/u?4f442277

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris 11.1.16.5.0.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80782 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4810

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