Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Evince, allowing remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service.
|Package||app-text/evince on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 2.32.0-r2|
|Unaffected versions||>= 2.32.0-r2|
Evince is a document viewer for multiple document formats, including PostScript.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Evince. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to load a DVI file with a specially crafted font, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application or a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Evince users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/evince-2.32.0-r2"
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are available since April 26, 2011. It is likely that your system is already no longer affected by this issue.