GLSA-201412-43 : MuPDF: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


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-201412-43
(MuPDF: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in MuPDF. Please review
the CVE identifier and Secunia Research referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PDF
using MuPDF, 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 :

https://secunia.com/secunia_research/2011-12/
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201412-43

Solution :

All MuPDF users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/mupdf-1.3_p20140118'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80264 ()

Bugtraq ID: 65036

CVE ID: CVE-2014-2013

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now