Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : evince vulnerability (USN-390-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

A buffer overflow was discovered in the PostScript processor included
in evince. By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted PS
file, an attacker could crash evince or execute arbitrary code with
the user's privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected evince package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27973 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5864