Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : evince-gtk vulnerability (USN-390-3)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

USN-390-2 fixed vulnerabilities in evince. This update provides the
corresponding update for evince-gtk.

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-gtk 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: 27975 ()

Bugtraq ID: 20978

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5864