GLSA-201412-43 : MuPDF: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

High Nessus Plugin ID 80264


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201412-43 (MuPDF: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in MuPDF. Please review the CVE identifier and Secunia Research referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PDF using MuPDF, 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 MuPDF users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/mupdf-1.3_p20140118'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80264

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201412-43.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/12/29

Modified: 2017/10/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/12/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-2013

BID: 65036

GLSA: 201412-43