Upstream information

CVE-2006-4810 at MITRE

Description

Buffer 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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 214920 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE LINUX 10.0
  • texinfo >= 4.8-9.4
SUSE LINUX 10.1
  • texinfo >= 4.8-22.5
SUSE LINUX 9.3
  • texinfo >= 4.8-7.4
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
UnitedLinux 1.0
  • texinfo >= 4.2-130
slrs8.x86
sles10-sdk.x86
core9.s390
sles9-oes.x86
ul1.s390
sles10-sdk.s390x
ZYPP Patch Nr: 2263
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Open Enterprise Server
  • texinfo >= 4.6-61.7
slrs8.x86
sles10-sdk.x86
core9.s390
sles9-oes.x86
ul1.s390
sles10-sdk.s390x
ZYPP Patch Nr: 2263