DescriptionInteger overflow in dvips in TeX Live 2009 and earlier, and teTeX, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted virtual font (VF) file associated with a DVI file.
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 severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs580669

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
texlive-bin (PTS)jessie2014.20140926.35254-6fixed
jessie (security)2014.20140926.35254-6+deb8u1fixed
stretch (security), stretch2016.20160513.41080.dfsg-2+deb9u1fixed
bullseye, sid2019.20190605.51237-2fixed

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

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