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PostPosted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201804-15 ] Evince Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Evince: Command injection (GLSA 201804-15)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2018-04-17
Bug(s): #650272
ID: 201804-15

Synopsis

A vulnerability has been found in Evince which may allow for
arbitrary command execution.


Background

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


Affected Packages

Package: app-text/evince
Vulnerable: < 3.24.2-r1
Unaffected: >= 3.24.2-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

A vulnerability was discovered in Evince’s handling of filenames while
printing PDF files.


Impact

A remote attacker, by enticing the user to process a specially crafted
file, could execute arbitrary commands.


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-3.24.2-r1"
   


References


CVE-2017-1000159
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