GLSA-201702-12 : MuPDF: Multiple vulnerabilities

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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-201702-12
(MuPDF: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in MuPDF. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PDF
document using MuPDF possibly resulting in the 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://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201702-12

Solution :

All MuPDF users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/mupdf-1.10a-r1'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97255 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-6265
CVE-2016-6525
CVE-2017-5896

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