Upstream information

CVE-2007-5936 at MITRE

Description

dvips in teTeX and TeXlive 2007 and earlier allows local users to obtain sensitive information and modify certain data by creating certain temporary files before they are processed by dviljk, which can then be read or modified in place.

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 3.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 340472 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE LINUX 10.1
  • te_ams >= 3.0-37.7
  • te_cont >= 3.0-37.7
  • te_dvilj >= 3.0-37.7
  • te_eplai >= 3.0-37.7
  • te_kpath >= 3.0-37.7
  • te_latex >= 3.0-37.7
  • te_mpost >= 3.0-37.7
  • te_nfs >= 3.0-37.7
  • te_omega >= 3.0-37.7
  • te_ptex >= 3.0-37.7
  • te_web >= 3.0-37.7
  • tetex >= 3.0-37.7
Novell Linux Desktop 9 SDK for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 SDK for x86_64
SLES SDK 9 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SLES SDK 9 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLES SDK 9 for IBM zSeries
SLES SDK 9 for IPF
SLES SDK 9 for X86-64
SLES SDK 9 for x86
  • te_ams >= 2.0.2-195.20
  • te_cont >= 2.0.2-195.20
  • te_dvilj >= 2.0.2-195.20
  • te_eplai >= 2.0.2-195.20
  • te_etex >= 2.0.2-195.20
  • te_kpath >= 2.0.2-195.20
  • te_latex >= 2.0.2-195.20
  • te_mpost >= 2.0.2-195.20
  • te_omega >= 2.0.2-195.20
  • te_pdf >= 2.0.2-195.20
  • te_ptex >= 2.0.2-195.20
  • te_web >= 2.0.2-195.20
  • tetex >= 2.0.2-195.20
core9.s390
sles9-nld.x86
ZYPP Patch Nr: 4818