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USN-3788-2: Tex Live-bin vulnerability

23 October 2018

Several security issues were fixed in Tex Live.

Releases

Packages

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

Details

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

Original advisory details:

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

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.10

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-3788-1: texlive-binaries, libsynctex-dev, libkpathsea6, libptexenc1, libptexenc-dev, libsynctex1, libtexlua52-dev, libtexluajit-dev, libtexluajit2, texlive-bin, libkpathsea-dev, libtexlua52