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CVE-2007-5937 Detail

Current Description

Multiple buffer overflows in dvi2xx.c in dviljk in teTeX and TeXlive 2007 and earlier might allow user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted DVI input file.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/13/2007
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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 (05/06/2010)

Not vulnerable. teTeX is packaged without the dviljk binary in Red Hat Enterprise Linux, making it impossible to exploit this flaw. We are however including this fix in RHSA-2010:0399, RHSA-2010:0400, and RHSA-2010:0401 in the event the binary is shipped in the future.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.gentoo.org/attachment.cgi?id=135423
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 Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=368641
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1928
https://usn.ubuntu.com/554-1/
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-November/msg00663.html

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5937
NVD Published Date:
11/13/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018