SuSE 11 Security Update : TeX (SAT Patch Number 2393)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 50963


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


Specially crafted dvi files could cause buffer overflows in dvips and dvipng (CVE-2010-0827 / CVE-2010-0829 / CVE-2010-0739 / CVE-2010-1440). This has been fixed.


Apply SAT patch number 2393.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 50963

File Name: suse_11_texlive-100504.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/12/02

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:texlive, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:texlive-cjk, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:texlive-jadetex, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:texlive-latex, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:texlive-tools, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2010/05/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0739, CVE-2010-0827, CVE-2010-0829, CVE-2010-1440