MuPDF: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201702-12

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in MuPDF, the worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Packages

app-text/mupdf on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.10a-r1
Unaffected versions >= 1.10a-r1

Background

A lightweight PDF, XPS, and E-book viewer.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in MuPDF. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PDF document using MuPDF possibly resulting in the 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 MuPDF users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/mupdf-1.10a-r1"
 

References

Release Date
February 19, 2017

Latest Revision
February 19, 2017: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

Bugzilla entries