SynopsisThe remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionUpdated tetex packages that fix several integer overflows are now available.
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.
TeTeX is an implementation of TeX. TeX takes a text file and a set of formatting commands as input and creates a typesetter-independent .dvi (DeVice Independent) file as output.
Several flaws were discovered in the teTeX PDF parsing library. An attacker could construct a carefully crafted PDF file that could cause teTeX to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code when opened. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the names CVE-2005-3191, CVE-2005-3192, CVE-2005-3193, CVE-2005-3624, CVE-2005-3625, CVE-2005-3626, CVE-2005-3627 and CVE-2005-3628 to these issues.
Users of teTeX should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches and are not vulnerable to these issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected tetex packages.