Multiple off-by-one errors in the (1) token and (2) linetoken functions in backend/dvi/mdvi-lib/afmparse.c in t1lib, as used in teTeX 3.0.x, GNOME evince, and possibly other products, allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a DVI file containing a crafted Adobe Font Metrics (AFM) file, different vulnerabilities than CVE-2010-2642 and CVE-2011-0433.
Published 2012-11-19 12:10:49
Updated 2017-08-29 01:30:46
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Execute codeDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2011-5244

4.35%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 91 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2011-5244

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-2011-5244

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

References for CVE-2011-5244

Products affected by CVE-2011-5244

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