Evince: Multiple vulnerabilities
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
||GLSA 201111-10 / evince
||November 20, 2011
||November 20, 2011: 1
All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Evince, allowing remote
attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service.
Evince is a document viewer for multiple document formats, including
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
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Evince users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code Listing 3.1: Resolution
# 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.