SuSE 10 Security Update : evince (ZYPP Patch Number 2358)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 29422


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


Specially crafted Postscript files could be used to execute arbitrary code by causing a buffer overflow in evince. (CVE-2006-5864)


Apply ZYPP patch number 2358.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 29422

File Name: suse_evince-2358.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/12/07

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-5864