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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201111-10
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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
================
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  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
=========
[ 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:

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201111-10

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
======
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.

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

Gentoo: GLSA-201111-10: Evince: Multiple vulnerabilities

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

Summary

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

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

[ 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: https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201111-10

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.

Severity
Severity: Normal
Title: Evince: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: November 20, 2011
Bugs: #350681, #363447
ID: 201111-10

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

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

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.

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