Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : evince (MDKSA-2006:229)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Stack-based buffer overflow in ps.c for evince allows user-assisted
attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PostScript (PS) file with
certain headers that contain long comments, as demonstrated using the
DocumentMedia header.

Packages have been patched to correct this issue.

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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.4
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24612 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-229.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 20978

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5864

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