Ubuntu 4067-1: Evince vulnerability

    Date22 Jul 2019
    CategoryUbuntu
    1628
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Evince could be made to crash or run arbitrary code if it received a specially crafted PDF file.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4067-1
    July 22, 2019
    
    evince vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Evince could be made to crash or run arbitrary code if it received a
    specially crafted PDF file.
    
    Software Description:
    - evince: Document viewer
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that Evince incorrectly handled certain PDF files.
    An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service
    or to execute arbitrary code.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      evince                          3.18.2-1ubuntu4.6
      evince-common                   3.18.2-1ubuntu4.6
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4067-1
      CVE-2019-1010006
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/evince/3.18.2-1ubuntu4.6
    
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