FreeBSD : evince -- Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (779a2d55-8ba8-11db-81d5-00123ffe8333)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 23872
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionSecunia reports :
A vulnerability has been discovered in Evince, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error within the 'get_next_text()' function in ps/ps.c. This can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow by e.g. tricking a user into opening a specially crafted PostScript file.
SolutionUpdate the affected package.