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Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian Security Advisory DSA 599-1 (tetex-bin)
The remote host is missing an update to tetex-bin
announced via advisory DSA 599-1.

Chris Evans discovered several integer overflows in xpdf, that are
also present in tetex-bin, binary files for the teTeX distribution,
which can be exploited remotely by a specially crafted PDF document
and lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
version 20011202-7.3.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 2.0.2-23.

We recommend that you upgrade your tetex-bin packages.


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CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2004-0888
BugTraq ID: 11501
Conectiva Linux advisory: CLA-2004:886
Debian Security Information: DSA-573 (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-581 (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-599 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2004:039 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: xpdf-pdf-bo(17818)
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