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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-0739

Integer overflow in the predospecial function in dospecial.c in dvips in (1) TeX Live and (2) teTeX might allow user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted DVI file that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
Publish Date : 2010-04-16 Last Update Date : 2017-09-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 189

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2010-02-01 2010-04-12
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-0739 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2010-0400 -- tetex security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27276 unix
ELSA-2010:0400: tetex security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23168 unix
Integer overflow in the predospecial function in dospecial.c in dvips in (1) TeX Live and (2) teTeX might allow user-ass... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11468 unix
RHSA-2010:0399: tetex security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100399 unix
RHSA-2010:0400: tetex security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22251 unix
RHSA-2010:0400: tetex security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100400 unix
RHSA-2010:0401: tetex security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100401 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2010-0739

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application TUG Tetex Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application TUG Tex Live Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
TUG Tetex 1
TUG Tex Live 1

- References For CVE-2010-0739
GENTOO GLSA-201206-28
BID 39500 TeX Live 'dospecial.c' '.dvi' File Parsing Integer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2012-06-25
SUSE SUSE-SR:2010:013;a=blob;f=source/xapps-extra/tetex/texlive-CVE-2010-0739-int-overflow.patch CONFIRM
SUSE SUSE-SR:2010:012

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-0739

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