Buffer overflow in the readline function in util/texindex.c, as used
by the (1) texi2dvi and (2) texindex commands, in texinfo 4.8 and
earlier allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a crafted
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BUGTRAQ:20061127 rPSA-2006-0219-1 info install-info texinfo
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