Ubuntu Security Notice USN-390-3
6th December, 2006
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 6.10
- Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
USN-390-2 fixed vulnerabilities in evince. This update provides the
corresponding update for evince-gtk.
Original advisory details:
A buffer overflow was discovered in the PostScript processor included
in evince. By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted PS
file, an attacker could crash evince or execute arbitrary code with
the user's privileges.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
- Ubuntu 6.10:
- evince-gtk 0.5.2-0ubuntu4.1
- Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
- evince-gtk 0.5.2-0ubuntu2.1
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the