CentOS Update for kpathsea CESA-2012:0137 centos6

Published: 2012-07-30 10:37:16
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'kpathsea' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Affected Versions:
kpathsea on CentOS 6

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Packages.

Technical Details:
TeX Live is an implementation of TeX. TeX takes a text file and a set of formatting commands as input, and creates a typesetter-independent DeVice Independent (DVI) file as output. The texlive Linux Distribution Packages provide a number of utilities, including dvips. TeX Live embeds a copy of t1lib. The t1lib library allows you to rasterize bitmaps from PostScript Type 1 fonts. The following issues affect t1lib code: Two heap-based buffer overflow flaws were found in the way t1lib processed Adobe Font Metrics (AFM) files. If a specially-crafted font file was opened by a TeX Live utility, it could cause the utility to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the utility. (CVE-2010-2642, CVE-2011-0433) An invalid pointer dereference flaw was found in t1lib. A specially-crafted font file could, when opened, cause a TeX Live utility to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the utility. (CVE-2011-0764) A use-after-free flaw was found in t1lib. A specially-crafted font file could, when opened, cause a TeX Live utility to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the utility. (CVE-2011-1553) An off-by-one flaw was found in t1lib. A specially-crafted font file could, when opened, cause a TeX Live utility to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the utility. (CVE-2011-1554) An out-of-bounds memory read flaw was found in t1lib. A specially-crafted font file could, when opened, cause a TeX Live utility to crash. (CVE-2011-1552) Red Hat would like to thank the Evince development team for reporting CVE-2010-2642. Upstream acknowledges Jon Larimer of IBM X-Force as the original reporter of CVE-2010-2642. All users of texlive are advised to upgrade to these updated Linux Distribution Packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-2642
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-0433
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-0764
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-1552
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-1553
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-1554

References:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2012-February/018439.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.6
Published
2012-07-30
Modified
2019-03-15
Category
CentOS Local Security Checks

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