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<title>Okular: Arbitrary code execution </title>
<synopsis>A heap-based buffer overflow in Okular might allow a remote
attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service condition.
<product type="ebuild">okular</product>
<announced>November 28, 2013</announced>
<revised>November 28, 2013: 1</revised>
<package name="kde-base/okular" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">4.4.5-r2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">4.4.5-r2</vulnerable>
<p>Okular is a universal document viewer based on KPDF for KDE 4.</p>
<p>Okular contains a heap-based buffer overflow in the RLE decompression
functionality in the TranscribePalmImageToJPEG function in
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PBD
file using Okular, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with
the privileges of the process, or a Denial of Service condition.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All Okular users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=kde-base/okular-4.4.5-r2"
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<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 07 Oct 2011 23:37:53 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 28 Nov 2013 08:19:02 +0000">Zlogene</metadata>