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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1881-1] evince security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'evince' package(s) announced via the DSA-1881-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

A few issues were found in the Evince document viewer. CVE-2017-1000159 When printing from DVI to PDF, the dvipdfm tool was called without properly sanitizing the filename, which could lead to a command injection attack via the filename. CVE-2019-11459 The tiff_document_render() and tiff_document_get_thumbnail() did not check the status of TIFFReadRGBAImageOriented(), leading to uninitialized memory access if that function fails. CVE-2019-1010006 Some buffer overflow checks were not properly done, leading to application crash or possibly arbitrary code execution when opening maliciously crafted files.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'evince' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version 3.14.1-2+deb8u3. We recommend that you upgrade your evince packages.

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