A vulnerability has been found in Evince which may allow for arbitrary command execution.
|Package||app-text/evince on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 3.24.2-r1|
|Unaffected versions||>= 3.24.2-r1|
Evince is a document viewer for multiple document formats, including PostScript.
A vulnerability was discovered in Evince’s handling of filenames while printing PDF files.
A remote attacker, by enticing the user to process a specially crafted file, could execute arbitrary commands.
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-3.24.2-r1"
April 17, 2018
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