Upstream information

CVE-2010-0827 at MITRE


Integer overflow in dvips in TeX Live 2009 and earlier, and teTeX, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted virtual font (VF) file associated with a DVI 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 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 587794 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 texlive Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 texlive Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 texlive Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 texlive Released