Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
USN-390-1 fixed a vulnerability in evince. The original fix did not
fully solve the problem, allowing for a denial of service in certain
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.
Update the affected evince package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.4
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 27974 ()
Bugtraq ID: 20978
CVE ID: CVE-2006-5864
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