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From: Stefan Behte <craig@g.o>
Subject: [ GLSA 201206-28 ] TeX Live: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2012 20:59:49 +0200
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201206-28
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                                            http://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: TeX Live: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: June 25, 2012
     Bugs: #264598, #324019
       ID: 201206-28

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in texlive-core, allowing attackers
to execute arbitrary code.

Background
==========

TeX Live is a complete TeX distribution.

Affected packages
=================

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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  app-text/texlive-core       < 2009-r2                 >= 2009-r2

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in texlive-core. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

These vulnerabilities might allow user-assisted remote attackers to
execute arbitrary code via a specially-crafted DVI file, or cause a
Denial of Service.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All texlive-core users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/texlive-core-2009-r2"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2009-1284
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-1284
[ 2 ] CVE-2010-0739
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-0739
[ 3 ] CVE-2010-0827
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-0827
[ 4 ] CVE-2010-1440
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-1440

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201206-28.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2012 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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