14 July 2017
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2017.1751 Evince vulnerability 14 July 2017 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: evince Publisher: Ubuntu Operating System: Ubuntu Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2017-1000083 Original Bulletin: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3351-1 - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- ========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3351-1 July 13, 2017 evince vulnerability ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - - Ubuntu 17.04 - - Ubuntu 16.10 - - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Summary: Evince could be made run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file. Software Description: - - evince: Document viewer Details: Felix Wilhelm discovered that Evince did not safely invoke tar when handling tar comic book (cbt) files. An attacker could use this to construct a malicious cbt comic book format file that, when opened in Evince, executes arbitrary code. Please note that this update disables support for cbt files in Evince. Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 17.04: evince 3.24.0-0ubuntu1.1 evince-common 3.24.0-0ubuntu1.1 Ubuntu 16.10: evince 3.22.0-0ubuntu1.1 evince-common 3.22.0-0ubuntu1.1 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: evince 3.18.2-1ubuntu4.1 evince-common 3.18.2-1ubuntu4.1 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: evince 3.10.3-0ubuntu10.3 evince-common 3.10.3-0ubuntu10.3 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. References: https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3351-1 CVE-2017-1000083 Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/evince/3.24.0-0ubuntu1.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/evince/3.22.0-0ubuntu1.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/evince/3.18.2-1ubuntu4.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/evince/3.10.3-0ubuntu10.3 - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. The mailing list you are subscribed to is maintained within your organisation, so if you do not wish to continue receiving these bulletins you should contact your local IT manager. If you do not know who that is, please send an email to email@example.com and we will forward your request to the appropriate person. NOTE: Third Party Rights This security bulletin is provided as a service to AusCERT's members. 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