ID:

CVE-2010-2642 (NVD)

- Vulnerability Info (edit)
2011-01-07

Heap-based buffer overflow in the AFM font parser in the dvi-backend component in Evince 2.32 and earlier, teTeX 3.0, t1lib 5.1.2, and possibly other products allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted font in conjunction with a DVI file that is processed by the thumbnailer.

Products Evince, T1lib, Tetex
Type Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)
First patch - None (likely due to unavailable code)
Links http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0097
http://secunia.com/advisories/42769
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:017
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1024937
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1035-1
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No patch was assigned yet.