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CVE-2007-5935 Detail

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in hpc.c in dvips in teTeX and TeXlive 2007 and earlier allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a DVI file with a long href tag.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/13/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (05/07/2010)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2007-5935 This issue has been addressed in RHSA-2010:0399 and RHSA-2010:0401.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=447081 Exploit
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=198238
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-01/msg00002.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-05/msg00000.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200711-26.xml
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200711-34.xml
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200805-13.xml
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2007-0266
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:230
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/487984/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26469
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019058
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3896
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=368591
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1928
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11311
https://usn.ubuntu.com/554-1/
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-November/msg00663.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11311
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11311

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5935
NVD Published Date:
11/13/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018