GLSA-201311-20 : Okular: Arbitrary code execution

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201311-20
(Okular: Arbitrary code execution)

Okular contains a heap-based buffer overflow in the RLE decompression
functionality in the TranscribePalmImageToJPEG function in

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PBD
file using Okular, 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 :

Solution :

All Okular users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=kde-base/okular-4.4.5-r2'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71122 ()

Bugtraq ID: 42702

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2575

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