Debian: DSA-3911-1: evince security update

    Date14 Jul 2017
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity 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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