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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-2642

Original release date: 01/07/2011
Last revised: 02/11/2014


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.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.6 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
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: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:0009
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0102
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2011:016
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.gnome.org/browse/evince/commit/?id=d4139205b010ed06310d14284e63114e88ec6de2
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0056
External Source: BID
Name: 45678
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2012:144
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0043
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1024937
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=666318
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2011:017
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2011:005
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2357
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0194
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1035-1
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2011-0208
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2011:005
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0029
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:1201
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2011-0224
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0193
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0097

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