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[DSA599] DSA-599-1 tetex-bin Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Chris Evans discovered several integer overflows in xpdf, that are
also present in tetex-bin, binary files for the teTeX distribution,
which can be exploited remotely by a specially crafted PDF document
and lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your tetex-bin packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-599
Threat Level: High
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