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SSA-2006-142-01 tetex PDF security

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
SSA-2006-142-01 tetex PDF security

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

New tetex packages are available for Slackware 10.2 and -current to
fix a possible security issue. teTeX-3.0 incorporates some code from
the xpdf program which has been shown to have various overflows that
could result in program crashes or possibly the execution of arbitrary
code as the teTeX user. This is especially important to consider if
teTeX is being used as part of a printer filter.

More details about this issue may be found in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-3193




Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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