GLSA-201402-13 : DjVu: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

High Nessus Plugin ID 72414


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201402-13 (DjVu: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

A vulnerability has been discovered in DjVu. Please review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted DjVu file, 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.


All DjVu users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/djvu-'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 72414

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201402-13.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/02/10

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:djvu, 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: 2014/02/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6535

BID: 58610

OSVDB: 91521

GLSA: 201402-13