Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : evince (MDVSA-2011:005)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in evince :

Array index error in the PK and VF font parser in the dvi-backend
component in Evince 2.32 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause
a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary
code via a crafted font in conjunction with a DVI file that is
processed by the thumbnailer (CVE-2010-2640, CVE-2010-2641).

Heap-based buffer overflow in the AFM font parser in the dvi-backend
component in Evince 2.32 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause
a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary
code via a crafted font in conjunction with a DVI file that is
processed by the thumbnailer (CVE-2010-2642).

Integer overflow in the TFM font parser in the dvi-backend component
in Evince 2.32 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute
arbitrary code via a crafted font in conjunction with a DVI file that
is processed by the thumbnailer (CVE-2010-2643).

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51797 ()

Bugtraq ID: 45678

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2640
CVE-2010-2641
CVE-2010-2642
CVE-2010-2643

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