Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2015-0453

Published: 2015-11-23 05:46:09
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

Technical Details:
A format string vulnerability was found in CmdKeywords function when processing \keywords command in tex file. When the user runs latex2rtf with malicious crafted tex file, an attacker can execute arbitrary code. The variable 'keywords' in the function CmdKeywords may hold a malicious input string, which can be used as a format argument of vsnprintf (CVE-2015-8106).

Recommendations:
Update the affected Linux Distribution Packages to the latest available version.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

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

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Summary:
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0453

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-8106

References:

https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0453.html

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3

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