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<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<glsa id="200704-06">
<title>Evince: Stack overflow in included gv code</title>
<synopsis>
Evince improperly handles user-supplied data possibly allowing for the
execution of arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">evince</product>
<announced>April 06, 2007</announced>
<revised>April 06, 2007: 01</revised>
<bug>156573</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="app-text/evince" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.6.1-r3</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.6.1-r3</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
Evince is a document viewer for multiple document formats, including
PostScript.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Evince includes code from GNU gv that does not properly boundary check
user-supplied data before copying it into process buffers.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
An attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PostScript
document with Evince and possibly execute arbitrary code with the
rights of the user running Evince.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All Evince users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=app-text/evince-0.6.1-r3&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-5864">CVE-2006-5864</uri>
<uri link="/security/en/glsa/glsa-200611-20.xml">GLSA-200611-20</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Thu, 29 Mar 2007 16:08:33 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 02 Apr 2007 13:26:04 +0000">
aetius
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Tue, 03 Apr 2007 22:29:26 +0000">
falco
</metadata>
</glsa>