GLSA-201412-43 : MuPDF: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code
High Nessus Plugin ID 80264
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe 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.
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.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll MuPDF users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/mupdf-1.3_p20140118'