Executive Summary

Title Tex Live-bin vulnerability
Name USN-3788-2 First vendor Publication 2018-10-23
Vendor Ubuntu Last vendor Modification 2018-10-23
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 6.8 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 18.10


Several security issues were fixed in Tex Live.

Software Description: - texlive-bin: TeX Live: path search library for TeX (development part)


USN-3788-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Tex Live. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 18.10

Original advisory details:

テつ It was discovered that Tex Live incorrectly handled certain files. テつ An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. テつ (CVE-2018-17407)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 18.10: テつ texlive-binariesテつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ 2018.20180824.48463-1ubuntu0.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References: テつ https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3788-2 テつ https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3788-1 テつ CVE-2018-17407

Package Information: テつ https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/texlive-bin/2018.20180824.48463-1ubuntu0.1

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3788-2

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-119 Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 13
Os 4
Os 2

Nessusツョ Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2019-01-03 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing one or more security updates.
File : fedora_2018-1959097dfc.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-09-25 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-4299.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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Date Informations
2018-11-15 21:21:36
  • Multiple Updates
2018-10-23 17:19:03
  • First insertion