September 12, 2009

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 200909-12 (Normal): htmldoc

Background

HTMLDOC is a HTML indexer and HTML to PS and PDF converter.

Description

ANTHRAX666 reported an insecure call to the sscanf() function in the set_page_size() function in htmldoc/util.cxx. Nico Golde of the Debian Security Team found two more insecure calls in the write_type1() function in htmldoc/ps-pdf.cxx and the htmlLoadFontWidths() function in htmldoc/htmllib.cxx...

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