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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: DjVu: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code (GLSA 201402-13)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: February 09, 2014
Bug(s): #497088
ID: 201402-13

Synopsis

A vulnerability in DjVu could result in execution of arbitrary code
or Denial of Service.


Background

DjVu is a web-centric format and software platform for distributing
documents and images.


Affected Packages

Package: app-text/djvu
Vulnerable: < 3.5.25.3
Unaffected: >= 3.5.25.3
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

A vulnerability has been discovered in DjVu. Please review the CVE
identifier referenced below for details.


Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted DjVu
file, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All DjVu users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/djvu-3.5.25.3"
   


References

CVE-2012-6535
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