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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5937

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.
Publish Date : 2007-11-13 Last Update Date : 2011-09-20
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Vendor Statements

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.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-5937 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20075937 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2007-5937

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Tetex Tetex Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application TUG Texlive 2007 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Tetex Tetex 1
TUG Texlive 2007 1

- References For CVE-2007-5937

http://secunia.com/advisories/27672
SECUNIA 27672
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-05/msg00000.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:011
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-01/msg00002.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:001
http://bugs.gentoo.org/attachment.cgi?id=135423
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=198238 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/27686
SECUNIA 27686
http://secunia.com/advisories/27718
SECUNIA 27718
http://secunia.com/advisories/27743
SECUNIA 27743
http://secunia.com/advisories/27967
SECUNIA 27967
http://secunia.com/advisories/28107
SECUNIA 28107
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200711-26.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200711-26
http://secunia.com/advisories/30168
SECUNIA 30168
http://secunia.com/advisories/28412
SECUNIA 28412
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200711-34.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200711-34
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26469
BID 26469 teTeX DVI File Parsing Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2010-05-06
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/487984/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080212 FLEA-2008-0006-1 tetex tetex-dvips tetex-fonts
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:230
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:230
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2007-0266 CONFIRM
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200805-13.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200805-13
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019058
SECTRACK 1019058
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3896
VUPEN ADV-2007-3896
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-554-1
UBUNTU USN-554-1
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-November/msg00663.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2007-3390
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=368641 CONFIRM
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1928 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5937

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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