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CVE-2010-1440 Detail

Description

Multiple integer overflows in dvipsk/dospecial.c in dvips in TeX Live 2009 and earlier, and teTeX, allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a special command in a DVI file, related to the (1) predospecial and (2) bbdospecial functions, a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-0739.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/07/2010

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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-May/041573.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-05/msg00002.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-06/msg00001.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201206-28.xml
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-937-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=586819
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10068

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10068
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10068

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-1440
NVD Published Date:
05/07/2010
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017