GLSA-201111-10 : Evince: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 56906


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201111-10 (Evince: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

A remote attacker could entice a user to load a DVI file with a specially crafted font, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application or a Denial of Service.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Evince users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/evince-2.32.0-r2' NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are available since April 26, 2011. It is likely that your system is already no longer affected by this issue.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 56906

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201111-10.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 2011/11/22

Updated: 2018/07/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:evince, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/11/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2640, CVE-2010-2641, CVE-2010-2642, CVE-2010-2643

BID: 45678

GLSA: 201111-10