VDB-82539 · CVE-2015-8106 · OpenVAS 867773

Latex2rtf up to 2.3.9 funct1.c CmdKeywords format string

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Latex2rtf up to 2.3.9. This affects the function CmdKeywords of the file funct1.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a format string vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-134. The software uses a function that accepts a format string as an argument, but the format string originates from an external source. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 04/18/2016 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at openwall.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2015-8106 since 11/10/2015. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 90458 (Fedora 22 : latex2rtf-2.3.10-1.fc22 (2016-246417376c)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Fedora Local Security Checks and running in the context l.

Upgrading to version 2.3.10 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (90458).



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Class: Format string
CWE: CWE-134 / CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 90458
Nessus Name: Fedora 22 : latex2rtf-2.3.10-1.fc22 (2016-246417376c)
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OpenVAS ID: 867773
OpenVAS Name: Fedora Update for latex2rtf FEDORA-2016-3
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Upgrade: Latex2rtf 2.3.10


11/10/2015 🔍
04/08/2016 +149 days 🔍
04/13/2016 +5 days 🔍
04/18/2016 +5 days 🔍
04/18/2016 +0 days 🔍
04/19/2016 +1 days 🔍
07/25/2022 +2288 days 🔍


Advisory: FEDORA-2016-246417376c
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CVE: CVE-2015-8106 (🔍)


Created: 04/19/2016 11:57 AM
Updated: 07/25/2022 09:29 AM
Changes: 04/19/2016 11:57 AM (48), 10/13/2018 08:36 AM (22), 07/25/2022 09:29 AM (3)
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