Debian: New evince packages fix arbitrary code execution

    Date27 Dec 2006
    CategoryDebian
    4705
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Updated package.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 1243-1                    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                         Moritz Muehlenhoff
    December 28th, 2006                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : evince
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
    Problem-Type   : local(remote)
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2006-5864
    
    Renaud Lifchitz discovered that gv, the PostScript and PDF viewer for X,
    performs insufficient boundary checks in the Postscript parsing code,
    which allows the execution of arbitrary code through a buffer overflow.
    Evince embeds a copy of gv and needs an update as well.
    
    For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.1.5-2sarge1.
    
    For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) this problem has been
    fixed in version 0.4.0-3.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.4.0-3.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your evince package.
    
    
    Upgrade Instructions
    - --------------------
    
    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    
    If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
    sources.list as given below:
    
    apt-get update
            will update the internal database
    apt-get upgrade
            will install corrected packages
    
    You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
    footer to the proper configuration.
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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      Source archives:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evince/evince_0.1.5-2sarge1.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:     1627 82308e07e1d4ff19d5c20bfa08a2ca4d
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evince/evince_0.1.5-2sarge1.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    35845 31a28bde68dcb7d3e251f9dc1b9f88ab
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evince/evince_0.1.5.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1005696 cc698ae555493976c43275894e235aa3
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evince/evince_0.1.5-2sarge1_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   615800 e9d03d4c920192617d3648626f6278cf
    
      AMD64 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evince/evince_0.1.5-2sarge1_amd64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   539460 023f8defb0d66307fadd02d4e28e74bc
    
      ARM architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evince/evince_0.1.5-2sarge1_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   542130 fa1d8a7dae315c096d2ab50a072df5a1
    
      HP Precision architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evince/evince_0.1.5-2sarge1_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   641274 933d0b4eb4674cd0b9371eb45b9db683
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evince/evince_0.1.5-2sarge1_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   547712 701bf1d4c90d3df689b473c5ee49a2c6
    
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evince/evince_0.1.5-2sarge1_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   698850 6e716fc726f6697ef00cd159bb62797e
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evince/evince_0.1.5-2sarge1_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   513772 d935177d44a9966c6d9a70b5789c8c99
    
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evince/evince_0.1.5-2sarge1_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   561008 25acbd50276a480fd90e21ab4a0ef1e1
    
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evince/evince_0.1.5-2sarge1_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   555142 53a745c52d5832a10b482e64c230ad14
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evince/evince_0.1.5-2sarge1_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   551168 2d1a37729b9ccec24c8549c583672fc3
    
      IBM S/390 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evince/evince_0.1.5-2sarge1_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   544150 db01c57b798b13ff73fed60b6c2f192c
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evince/evince_0.1.5-2sarge1_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   521424 176053a2c120ee66cf5f449ee7eb3d07
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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