DescriptionBuffer overflow in the readline function in util/texindex.c, as used by the (1) texi2dvi and (2) texindex commands, in texinfo 4.8 and earlier allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Texinfo file.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SR:2006:028, published Fri, 08 Dec 2006 17:00:00 +0000
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 05:12:10 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:34 2022