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|Posted: Sun Nov 20, 2011 10:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201111-10 ] Evince: Multiple vulnerabilities
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: Evince: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201111-10)
Date: November 20, 2011
Bug(s): #350681, #363447
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Evince, allowing remote
attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service.
Evince is a document viewer for multiple document formats, including
Vulnerable: < 2.32.0-r2
Unaffected: >= 2.32.0-r2
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Evince. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
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
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Evince users should upgrade to the latest version:
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/evince-2.32.0-r2"
available since April 26, 2011. It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.