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makeindex buffer overflows
Published:03.02.2007
Source:
SecurityVulns ID:7160
Type:local
Threat Level:
2/10
Description:Buffer overflow on oversized filename.
Affected:MAKEINDEX : makeindex 2.14
CVE:CVE-2007-0650 (Buffer overflow in the open_sty function in mkind.c for makeindex 2.14 in teTeX might allow user-assisted remote attackers to overwrite files and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long filename. NOTE: other overflows exist but might not be exploitable, such as a heap-based overflow in the check_idx function.)

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