CVE Reference: CVE-2006-4810

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CVE-2006-4810

Description:
Buffer overflow in the readline function in util/texindex.c, as used by the (1) texi2dvi and (2) texindex commands, in texinfo 4.8 and earlier allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Texinfo file.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/30158

UBUNTU
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-379-1

TRUSTIX
  http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0063/

SUSE
  http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_28_sr.html

SGI

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA22798
  Secunia Advisory: SA22929
  Secunia Advisory: SA22898
  Secunia Advisory: SA22777
  Secunia Advisory: SA22725
  Secunia Advisory: SA22995
  Secunia Advisory: SA23015
  Secunia Advisory: SA23112
  Secunia Advisory: SA23335
  Secunia Advisory: SA24788

REDHAT
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0727.html

OVAL
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10893

OPENPKG
  http://www.openpkg.org/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2006.034-texinfo.html

MISC
  http://cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewcvs/texinfo/texinfo/util/texindex.c?r1=1.16&r2=1.17

MANDRIVA
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:203

GENTOO
  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200611-16.xml

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1219

CONFIRM
  http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/esx-1121906-patch.html
  http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/esx-2559638-patch.html

BUGTRAQ
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/464745/100/0/threaded
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/452723/100/0/threaded

BID
  20959


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