Debian: DSA-4624-1: evince security update

    Date14 Feb 2020
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in evince, a simple multi-page document viewer. CVE-2017-1000159
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4624-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    February 14, 2020                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : evince
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-1000159 CVE-2019-11459 CVE-2019-1010006
    Debian Bug     : 927820
    
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in evince, a simple multi-page
    document viewer.
    
    CVE-2017-1000159
    
        Tobias Mueller reported that the DVI exporter in evince is
        susceptible to a command injection vulnerability via specially
        crafted filenames.
    
    CVE-2019-11459
    
        Andy Nguyen reported that the tiff_document_render() and
        tiff_document_get_thumbnail() functions in the TIFF document backend
        did not handle errors from TIFFReadRGBAImageOriented(), leading to
        disclosure of uninitialized memory when processing TIFF image files.
    
    CVE-2019-1010006
    
        A buffer overflow vulnerability in the tiff backend could lead to
        denial of service, or potentially the execution of arbitrary code if
        a specially crafted PDF file is opened.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed
    in version 3.22.1-3+deb9u2.
    
    For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in
    version 3.30.2-3+deb10u1. The stable distribution is only affected by
    CVE-2019-11459.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your evince packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of evince please refer to its security
    tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/evince
    
    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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