The default configuration of the shell_escape_commands directive in conf/texmf.d/95NonPath.cnf in the tex-common package before 2.08.1 in Debian GNU/Linux squeeze, Ubuntu 10.10 and 10.04 LTS, and possibly other operating systems lists certain programs, which might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted TeX document.
Published 2011-03-25 19:55:02
Updated 2018-08-13 21:47:38
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Execute code

Threat overview for CVE-2011-1400

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2011-1400
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 8200
IPs affected by CVE-2011-1400 2,339
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2011-1400

9.21%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 95 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2011-1400

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-2011-1400

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2011-1400

Products affected by CVE-2011-1400

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