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[ MDKSA-2006:229 ] - Updated evince packages fix buffer overflow vulnerability
From: security () mandriva com
Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2006 21:28:01 -0700


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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDKSA-2006:229
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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 Package : evince
 Date    : December 13, 2006
 Affected: 2007.0
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 Problem Description:
 
 Stack-based buffer overflow in ps.c for evince allows user-assisted
 attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PostScript (PS) file with
 certain headers that contain long comments, as demonstrated using the
 DocumentMedia header.

 Packages have been patched to correct this issue.
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 References:
 
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-5864
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 Updated Packages:
 
 Mandriva Linux 2007.0:
 9cac7456ee1b25c93bd73c430475baaf  2007.0/i586/evince-0.6.0-1.2mdv2007.0.i586.rpm 
 d8a6e0604fe5fff79909659bd2fa0136  2007.0/SRPMS/evince-0.6.0-1.2mdv2007.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2007.0/X86_64:
 5d231a5f65991fe2383cdfc907425b77  2007.0/x86_64/evince-0.6.0-1.2mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm 
 d8a6e0604fe5fff79909659bd2fa0136  2007.0/SRPMS/evince-0.6.0-1.2mdv2007.0.src.rpm
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 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
  <security*mandriva.com>
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