GLSA-201402-13 : DjVu: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201402-13
(DjVu: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

A vulnerability has been discovered in DjVu. Please review the CVE
identifier referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted DjVu
file, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201402-13.xml

Solution :

All DjVu users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/djvu-3.5.25.3'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72414 ()

Bugtraq ID: 58610

CVE ID: CVE-2012-6535