DescriptionBuffer overflow in the set_page_size function in util.cxx in HTMLDOC 1.8.27 and earlier allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long MEDIA SIZE comment. NOTE: it was later reported that there were additional vectors in htmllib.cxx and ps-pdf.cxx using an AFM font file with a long glyph name, but these vectors do not cross privilege boundaries.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SR:2009:020, published Tue, 12 Jan 2010 10:00:00 +0000
List of released packages
|Product(s)||Fixed package version(s)||References|
|Subscription Management Tool 11|| ||Patchnames: |
|openSUSE Tumbleweed|| ||Patchnames: |
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA htmldoc-1.8.28-2.4
Status of this issue by product and package
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|Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.|
|Subscription Management Tool for SUSE Linux Enterprise||htmldoc||Released|
|Subscription Management Tool for SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP3||htmldoc||Released|
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 06:58:00 2013
CVE page last modified: Mon Jul 3 13:20:36 2023