CVE-2009-2459

NameCVE-2009-2459
DescriptionMultiple unspecified vulnerabilities in mimeTeX, when downloaded before 20090713, have unknown impact and attack vectors related to the (1) \environ, (2) \input, and (3) \counter TeX directives.
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 above 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

Notes

set impact to medium as this is used in several web applications for conversions

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