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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200704-06
(Evince: Stack overflow in included gv code)
Evince includes code from GNU gv that does not properly boundary check
user-supplied data before copying it into process buffers.
An attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PostScript
document with Evince and possibly execute arbitrary code with the
rights of the user running Evince.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Evince users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/evince-0.6.1-r3'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.4
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 25019 (gentoo_GLSA-200704-06.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 20978
CVE ID: CVE-2006-5864
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