CVE-2009-1382

NameCVE-2009-1382
DescriptionMultiple stack-based buffer overflows in mimetex.cgi in mimeTeX, when downloaded before 20090713, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a TeX file with long (1) picture, (2) circle, or (3) input tags.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1917-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs537254
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mimetex (PTS)squeeze1.50-1.1fixed
wheezy1.73-2fixed
jessie, sid1.74-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mimetexsource(unstable)1.50-1.1medium537254
mimetexsourceetch1.50-1+etch1highDSA-1917-1
mimetexsourcelenny1.50-1+lenny1highDSA-1917-1

Search for package or bug name: Reporting problems