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RHSA-2011:0009: evince security update

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RHSA-2011:0009: evince security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/07/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/13/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Evince is a document viewer.An array index error was found in the DeVice Independent (DVI) renderer'sPK and VF font file parsers. A DVI file that references a specially-craftedfont file could, when opened, cause Evince to crash or, potentially,execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Evince.(CVE-2010-2640, CVE-2010-2641)A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the DVI renderer's AFM fontfile parser. A DVI file that references a specially-crafted font filecould, when opened, cause Evince to crash or, potentially, executearbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Evince.(CVE-2010-2642)An integer overflow flaw was found in the DVI renderer's TFM font fileparser. A DVI file that references a specially-crafted font file could,when opened, cause Evince to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary codewith the privileges of the user running Evince. (CVE-2010-2643)Note: The above issues are not exploitable unless an attacker can trick theuser into installing a malicious font file.Red Hat would like to thank the Evince development team for reporting theseissues. Upstream acknowledges Jon Larimer of IBM X-Force as the originalreporter of these issues.Users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain abackported patch to correct these issues.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-evince
  • redhat-upgrade-evince-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-evince-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-evince-dvi
  • redhat-upgrade-evince-libs

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