DescriptionMultiple stack-based buffer overflows in mathtex.cgi in mathTeX, when downloaded before 20090713, have unspecified impact and remote attack vectors.
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 Bugs537253

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


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

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