CVE-2009-1383

NameCVE-2009-1383
DescriptionThe getdirective function in mathtex.cgi in mathTeX, when downloaded before 20090713, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in the dpi tag.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs537258

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mathtex (PTS)bookworm, sid, buster, bullseye, stretch1.03-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mathtexsource(unstable)1.03-1medium537258

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