Ubuntu 3959-1: Evince vulnerability

    Date29 Apr 2019
    CategoryUbuntu
    19933
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Evince could be made to expose sensitive information if it receiveda specially crafted file.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3959-1
    April 29, 2019
    
    evince vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 19.04
    - Ubuntu 18.10
    - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Evince could be made to expose sensitive information if it received
    a specially crafted file.
    
    Software Description:
    - evince: Document viewer
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that Evince incorrectly handled certain images.
    An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive
    information.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 19.04:
      evince                          3.32.0-1ubuntu0.1
      evince-common                   3.32.0-1ubuntu0.1
    
    Ubuntu 18.10:
      evince                          3.30.1-1ubuntu1.3
      evince-common                   3.30.1-1ubuntu1.3
    
    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
      evince                          3.28.4-0ubuntu1.1
      evince-common                   3.28.4-0ubuntu1.1
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      evince                          3.18.2-1ubuntu4.4
      evince-common                   3.18.2-1ubuntu4.4
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
    changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3959-1
      CVE-2019-11459
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/evince/3.32.0-1ubuntu0.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/evince/3.30.1-1ubuntu1.3
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/evince/3.28.4-0ubuntu1.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/evince/3.18.2-1ubuntu4.4
    
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