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.
Published 2007-11-13 22:46:00
Updated 2018-10-15 21:47:26
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2007-5937

1.54%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 87 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2007-5937

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.6
6.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2007-5937

Vendor statements for CVE-2007-5937

  • Red Hat 2010-05-06
    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.

Products affected by CVE-2007-5937

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