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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-2642

Heap-based buffer overflow in the AFM font parser in the dvi-backend component in Evince 2.32 and earlier, teTeX 3.0, t1lib 5.1.2, and possibly other products allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted font in conjunction with a DVI file that is processed by the thumbnailer.
Publish Date : 2011-01-07 Last Update Date : 2017-06-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2010-12-29 2011-01-05
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-2642 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2012-1201 -- tetex security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27817 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2012-0062 -- t1lib security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27492 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-0009 -- evince security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27964 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2012-0137 -- texlive security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27783 unix
DSA-2357-1 evince -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15071 unix
DSA-2388-1 t1lib -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15180 unix
ELSA-2011:0009: evince security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23578 unix
ELSA-2012:0062: t1lib security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23773 unix
ELSA-2012:0137: texlive security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23808 unix
ELSA-2012:1201: tetex security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23118 unix
RHSA-2011:0009: evince security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110009 unix
RHSA-2011:0009: evince security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21458 unix
RHSA-2012:0062: t1lib security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20120062 unix
RHSA-2012:0062: t1lib security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20742 unix
RHSA-2012:0137: texlive security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20120137 unix
RHSA-2012:0137: texlive security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20633 unix
RHSA-2012:1201: tetex security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21325 unix
RHSA-2012:1201: tetex security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20121201 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-2010-2642

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Redhat Evince 0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Redhat Evince 0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Redhat Evince 0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Redhat Evince 0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Redhat Evince 0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Redhat Evince 0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Redhat Evince 0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Redhat Evince 0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Redhat Evince 0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Redhat Evince 2.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Redhat Evince 2.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Redhat Evince 2.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Redhat Evince 2.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Redhat Evince 2.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Redhat Evince 2.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Redhat Evince 2.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Redhat Evince 2.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Redhat Evince 2.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Redhat Evince 2.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Redhat Evince 2.29 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Redhat Evince 2.29.92 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Redhat Evince 2.30 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Redhat Evince 2.30.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Redhat Evince 2.30.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Redhat Evince 2.31 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Redhat Evince 2.31.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Redhat Evince 2.31.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Redhat Evince 2.31.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Redhat Evince Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Redhat Evince 2.31.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Redhat Evince Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Redhat Evince 2.31.90 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Redhat Evince 2.31.92 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Redhat Evince 2.32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application T1lib T1lib 5.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application TUG Tetex 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Evince 34
T1lib T1lib 1
TUG Tetex 1

- References For CVE-2010-2642
VUPEN ADV-2011-0193
VUPEN ADV-2011-0102
VUPEN ADV-2011-0097
VUPEN ADV-2011-0056
VUPEN ADV-2011-0043
VUPEN ADV-2011-0029
BID 45678 Evince Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities Release Date:2012-08-24
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0009
REDHAT RHSA-2012:1201
SECTRACK 1024937
GENTOO GLSA-201701-57

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-2642

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