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PostPosted: Sun Nov 20, 2011 10:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201111-10 ] Evince: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Evince: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201111-10)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: November 20, 2011
Bug(s): #350681, #363447
ID: 201111-10

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Evince, allowing remote
attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service.


Background

Evince is a document viewer for multiple document formats, including
PostScript.


Affected Packages

Package: app-text/evince
Vulnerable: < 2.32.0-r2
Unaffected: >= 2.32.0-r2
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Evince. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to load a DVI file with a
specially crafted font, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with
the privileges of the user running the application or a Denial of
Service.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Evince users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/evince-2.32.0-r2"
   
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since April 26, 2011. It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.


References

CVE-2010-2640
CVE-2010-2641
CVE-2010-2642
CVE-2010-2643
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