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[ GLSA 201111-10 ] Evince: Multiple vulnerabilities
From: Alex Legler <a3li () gentoo org>
Date: Sun, 20 Nov 2011 19:14:25 +0100

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201111-10
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                                            http://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: Evince: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: November 20, 2011
     Bugs: #350681, #363447
       ID: 201111-10

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Evince, allowing remote
attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service.

Background
==========

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

Affected packages
=================

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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  app-text/evince            < 2.32.0-r2              >= 2.32.0-r2 

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Evince. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

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
Service.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Evince users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/evince-2.32.0-r2"

NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since April 26, 2011. It is likely that your system is
already no longer affected by this issue.

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2010-2640
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2640
[ 2 ] CVE-2010-2641
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2641
[ 3 ] CVE-2010-2642
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2642
[ 4 ] CVE-2010-2643
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2643

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201111-10.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security () gentoo org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2011 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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