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CVE-2009-1382 Detail

Current Description

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in mimetex.cgi in mimeTeX, when downloaded before 20090713, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a TeX file with long (1) picture, (2) circle, or (3) input tags.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://groups.google.com/group/comp.text.tex/browse_thread/thread/5d56d3d744351578 Exploit Patch
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-April/039314.html
http://scary.beasts.org/security/CESA-2009-009.html Exploit
http://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2009-010.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/504919/100/0/threaded
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1875 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0877
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/51794

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:forkosh:mimetex:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.71


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1382
NVD Published Date:
07/14/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018