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; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1917-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs537254

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mimetex (PTS)wheezy1.73-2fixed
stretch, sid, jessie1.74-1fixed

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

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