CVE-2011-0433

NameCVE-2011-0433
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in the linetoken function in afmparse.c in t1lib, as used in teTeX 3.0.x, GNOME evince, and possibly other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a DVI file containing a crafted Adobe Font Metrics (AFM) file, a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-2642.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-2388-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote, user-initiated)
Debian Bugs614668, 614669
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
evince (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze2.30.3-2+squeeze1fixed
wheezy3.4.0-3.1fixed
jessie, sid3.14.1-2fixed
t1lib (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze5.1.2-3+squeeze1fixed
wheezy5.1.2-3.6fixed
vftool (PTS)squeeze2.0alpha-4+squeeze1fixed
jessie, sid, wheezy2.0alpha-4.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
evincesource(unstable)2.32.0-1medium614668
evincesourcesqueeze2.30.3-2+squeeze1medium
t1libsource(unstable)5.1.2-3.5medium
t1libsourcelenny5.1.2-3+lenny1medium
t1libsourcesqueeze5.1.2-3+squeeze1medium
vftoolsource(unstable)2.0alpha-4.1low614669
vftoolsourcelenny2.0alpha-3+lenny1medium
vftoolsourcesqueeze2.0alpha-4+squeeze1medium

Notes

https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=640923
vuln source file is lib/t1lib/parseAFM.c, which differs slightly from evince's afmparse.c in the affected areas but it is indeed affected
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=640923
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=643882

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