Upstream information

CVE-2011-5244 at MITRE

Description

Multiple off-by-one errors in the (1) token and (2) linetoken functions in backend/dvi/mdvi-lib/afmparse.c in t1lib, as used in teTeX 3.0.x, GNOME evince, and possibly other products, allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a DVI file containing a crafted Adobe Font Metrics (AFM) file, different vulnerabilities than CVE-2010-2642 and CVE-2011-0433.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

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: 790421 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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