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Family: Mandrake Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

MDKSA-2006:229: evince Vulnerability Scan


Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the evince package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:229 (evince).

Stack-based buffer overflow in ps.c for evince allows user-assisted
attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PostScript (PS) file with
certain headers that contain long comments, as demonstrated using the
DocumentMedia header.
Packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:229
Threat Level: High

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