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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-1400

Original release date: 03/25/2011
Last revised: 09/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The default configuration of the shell_escape_commands directive in conf/texmf.d/95NonPath.cnf in the tex-common package before 2.08.1 in Debian GNU/Linux squeeze, Ubuntu 10.10 and 10.04 LTS, and possibly other operating systems lists certain programs, which might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted TeX document.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/AU:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/debian-tex/?op=comp&compare[]=%2Ftex-common%2Ftrunk@4781&compare[]=%2Ftex-common%2Ftrunk@4812
External Source: XF
Name: texcommon-shellescapecommands-ce(66249)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0731
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 46986
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0861
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 43973
Type: Advisory
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2198
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 43816
Type: Advisory
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1103-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/debian-tex/tex-common/trunk/?op=log

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:1.11.1
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:1.11.2
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.1
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.2
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.3
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:2.02
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:2.03
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:2.04
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:2.05
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:2.06
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:2.07
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:2.08
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:1.11.3
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:1.4
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:1.3
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:1.6
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:1.5
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:1.0
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.44
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:1.2
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:1.1
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.41
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.40
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.43
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.42
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.37
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.36
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.39
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.38
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:1.19
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:1.20
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:2.00
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:2.01
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:1.15
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:1.16
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:1.17
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:1.18
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:1.11
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:1.12
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:1.13
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:1.14
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:1.7
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:1.8
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:1.9
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:1.10
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.19
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.18
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.17
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.16
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.15
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.14
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.13
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.12
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.11
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.10
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.9
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.8
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.7
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.6
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.5
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.4
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.34
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.35
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.32
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.33
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.30
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.31
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.28
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.29
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.26
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.27
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.24
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.25
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.22
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.23
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.20
* cpe:/a:debian:tex-common:0.21
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux
* cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts
* cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.10
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