FreeBSD : evince -- Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (779a2d55-8ba8-11db-81d5-00123ffe8333)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Secunia reports :

A vulnerability has been discovered in Evince, which can be exploited
by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error within the
'get_next_text()' function in ps/ps.c. This can be exploited to cause
a buffer overflow by e.g. tricking a user into opening a specially
crafted PostScript file.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?176e3b4d

Solution :

Update the affected 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: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 23872 (freebsd_pkg_779a2d558ba811db81d500123ffe8333.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5864

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