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Debian: DSA-3911-1: evince security update

Date 14 Jul 2017
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Felix Wilhelm discovered that the Evince document viewer made insecure use of tar when opening tar comic book archives (CBT). Opening a malicious CBT archive could result in the execution of arbitrary code. This update disables the CBT format entirely
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3911-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
July 14, 2017                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : evince
CVE ID         : CVE-2017-1000083

Felix Wilhelm discovered that the Evince document viewer made insecure
use of tar when opening tar comic book archives (CBT). Opening a
malicious CBT archive could result in the execution of arbitrary code.
This update disables the CBT format entirely

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
in version 3.14.1-2+deb8u2.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.22.1-3+deb9u1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.22.1-4.

We recommend that you upgrade your evince packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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