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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-1382

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.
Publish Date : 2009-07-14 Last Update Date : 2017-08-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
10.0
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1917 mimetex -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8178 unix
DSA-1917-1 mimetex -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13271 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-1382

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Forkosh Mimetex 1.71 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Forkosh Mimetex 1

- References For CVE-2009-1382

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/504919/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20090713 [oCERT-2009-010] mimeTeX and mathTeX buffer overflows and commandinjection
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1875
VUPEN ADV-2009-1875
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/51794
XF mimetex-mimetex-bo(51794)
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0877
VUPEN ADV-2010-0877
http://scary.beasts.org/security/CESA-2009-009.html
http://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2009-010.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-April/039314.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2010-6546
http://groups.google.com/group/comp.text.tex/browse_thread/thread/5d56d3d744351578

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-1382

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


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