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|Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201804-15 ] Evince
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: Evince: Command injection (GLSA 201804-15)
A vulnerability has been found in Evince which may allow for
arbitrary command execution.
Evince is a document viewer for multiple document formats, including
Vulnerable: < 3.24.2-r1
Unaffected: >= 3.24.2-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures
A vulnerability was discovered in Evince’s handling of filenames while
printing PDF files.
A remote attacker, by enticing the user to process a specially crafted
file, could execute arbitrary commands.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Evince users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/evince-3.24.2-r1"