MuPDF: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201811-15

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in MuPDF, the worst of which could allow the remote execution of arbitrary code.

Affected Packages

app-text/mupdf on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.13.0
Unaffected versions >= 1.13.0

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, by enticing a user to process a specially crafted file, could possibly execute arbitrary code, cause a Denial of Service condition, or have other unspecified impacts.

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-1.13.0"
 

References

Release Date
November 26, 2018

Latest Revision
November 26, 2018: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

Bugzilla entries