USN-194-2: texinfo regression fix

9 January 2006

texinfo regression bug fix

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 5.10
  • Ubuntu 5.04

Software Description


USN-194-1 fixed a vulnerability in the ‘texindex’ program. Unfortunately this update introduced a regression that caused the program to abort when cleaning up temporary files (which are used with extraordinarily large input files). The updated packages fix this.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 5.10
Ubuntu 5.04

To update your system, please follow these instructions: