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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-2643

Original release date: 01/07/2011
Last revised: 01/18/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Integer overflow in the TFM font parser in the dvi-backend component in Evince 2.32 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted font in conjunction with a DVI file that is processed by the thumbnailer.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.6 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 42821
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:0009
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 42769
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 42847
Type: Advisory
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2011:005
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2011:002
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0097
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 43068
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=666321
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0029
Type: Advisory
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2357
External Source: BID
Name: 45678
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0212
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2011-0208
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1035-1
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0056
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.gnome.org/browse/evince/commit/?id=d4139205b010ed06310d14284e63114e88ec6de2
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0102
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2011-0224
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1024937
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0043
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 42872

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