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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Evince Vendors:   Evince
Evince Font Parsing Buffer Overflows Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024937
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024937
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-2640, CVE-2010-2641, CVE-2010-2642, CVE-2010-2643   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 6 2011
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.91.4 and prior versions
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Evince. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an array index error, heap overflow, or integer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system if a specially crafted font file has been installed. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Jon Larimer of IBM X-Force reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix.
Vendor URL:  projects.gnome.org/evince/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Boundary error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jan 6 2011 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Evince Font Parsing Buffer Overflows Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Thu, 06 Jan 2011 20:59:07 +0000
Subject:  Evince


CVE-2010-2640 CVE-2010-2641 CVE-2010-2642 CVE-2010-2643 

 
 


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