Debian DSA-937-1 : tetex-bin - buffer overflows

critical Nessus Plugin ID 22803
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Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

'infamous41md' and Chris Evans discovered several heap based buffer overflows in xpdf, the Portable Document Format (PDF) suite, which is also present in tetex-bin, the binary files of teTeX, and which can lead to a denial of service by crashing the application or possibly to the execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade the tetex-bin package.

For the old stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.7+20011202-7.7.

For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in version 2.0.2-30sarge4.

See Also

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=342292

http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-937

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 22803

File Name: debian_DSA-937.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/14/2006

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:tetex-bin, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 1/12/2006

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/5/2005

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-3191, CVE-2005-3192, CVE-2005-3624, CVE-2005-3625, CVE-2005-3626, CVE-2005-3627, CVE-2005-3628

DSA: 937