DjVu: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code — GLSA 201402-13

A vulnerability in DjVu could result in execution of arbitrary code or Denial of Service.

Affected Packages

app-text/djvu on all architectures
Affected versions < 3.5.25.3
Unaffected versions >= 3.5.25.3

Background

DjVu is a web-centric format and software platform for distributing documents and images.

Description

A vulnerability has been discovered in DjVu. Please review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted DjVu file, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All DjVu users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/djvu-3.5.25.3"
 

References

Release Date
February 09, 2014

Latest Revision
February 09, 2014: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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