[SECURITY] Fedora Core 3 Update: tetex-2.0.2-21.5

Jindrich Novy jnovy at redhat.com
Wed Dec 7 15:48:31 UTC 2005

Fedora Update Notification

Product     : Fedora Core 3
Name        : tetex
Version     : 2.0.2                      
Release     : 21.5                  
Summary     : The TeX text formatting system.
Description :
TeTeX is an implementation of TeX for Linux or UNIX systems. TeX takes
a text file and a set of formatting commands as input and creates a
typesetter-independent .dvi (DeVice Independent) file as output.
Usually, TeX is used in conjunction with a higher level formatting
package like LaTeX or PlainTeX, since TeX by itself is not very

Install tetex if you want to use the TeX text formatting system. If
you are installing tetex, you will also need to install tetex-afm (a
PostScript(TM) font converter for TeX),
tetex-dvips (for converting .dvi files to PostScript format
for printing on PostScript printers), tetex-latex (a higher level
formatting package which provides an easier-to-use interface for TeX),
and tetex-xdvi (for previewing .dvi files in X). Unless you are an
expert at using TeX, you should also install the tetex-doc package,
which includes the documentation for TeX.

Update Information:

Several flaws were discovered in Xpdf. An attacker could
construct a carefully crafted PDF file that could cause Xpdf
to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code when opened. The
teTeX package contains a copy of the Xpdf code used for
parsing PDF files and is therefore affected by this bug.The
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the
name CAN-2005-3193 to these issues.

Users of teTeX should upgrade to this updated package, which
contains a patch to resolve these issues.
* Tue Dec  6 2005 Jindrich Novy <jnovy at redhat.com> 2.0.2-21.5
- apply patch from Derek Noonburg to fix CVE-2005-3193, xpdf buffer overflows (#175110)

* Thu Aug 18 2005 Jindrich Novy <jnovy at redhat.com>
- support both .Z and .gz files in psfig.sty (#165203)

* Thu Aug 18 2005 Jindrich Novy <jnovy at redhat.com> 2.0.2-21.4
- enable languages in babel (#11570)

This update can be downloaded from:

802aff298f6378498cdeb9c066907f58  SRPMS/tetex-2.0.2-21.5.src.rpm
3de558321f6874d7f8792c4e2c9c356b  x86_64/tetex-2.0.2-21.5.x86_64.rpm
4a5f38be89e62e1e53fc49412e57b49f  x86_64/tetex-latex-2.0.2-21.5.x86_64.rpm
6c09295f8a7a7ee13c8fda4fb1666977  x86_64/tetex-xdvi-2.0.2-21.5.x86_64.rpm
92fba9c5adc5833de08718b5b06a8652  x86_64/tetex-dvips-2.0.2-21.5.x86_64.rpm
e6164f5961ec833b73d4ed092b746521  x86_64/tetex-afm-2.0.2-21.5.x86_64.rpm
c09ca851c6e2eb96da58c7f2c5c14332  x86_64/tetex-fonts-2.0.2-21.5.x86_64.rpm
38d16809b3f7349a39b59909cbeeb8e3  x86_64/tetex-doc-2.0.2-21.5.x86_64.rpm
3f00c57a1f36f1ebed167c330459dbd2  x86_64/debug/tetex-debuginfo-2.0.2-21.5.x86_64.rpm
058258ccc8f766fd3f9421bf7edf6e25  i386/tetex-2.0.2-21.5.i386.rpm
c88b931b479a31fc21602dd0313e71fa  i386/tetex-latex-2.0.2-21.5.i386.rpm
dd3014f1661eec70e9f539f1ca3879ef  i386/tetex-xdvi-2.0.2-21.5.i386.rpm
a14ea2aa8c1d2a98b6bba78ef6d8e695  i386/tetex-dvips-2.0.2-21.5.i386.rpm
691d45e866472cd14c8a20f736545ad3  i386/tetex-afm-2.0.2-21.5.i386.rpm
4a2db4403fc6c342e8ea0b31ec6f0c4c  i386/tetex-fonts-2.0.2-21.5.i386.rpm
ea1d7c378365eec467b8a4c73c4fe00e  i386/tetex-doc-2.0.2-21.5.i386.rpm
adf1bd365b26efec58a4eb02fd9d9d83  i386/debug/tetex-debuginfo-2.0.2-21.5.i386.rpm

This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can
launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command.  

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