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MDKSA-2006:229: evince

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the evince package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:229 (evince).

Stack-based buffer overflow in ps.c for evince permits user-assisted
attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PostScript (PS) file with
certain headers that contain long comments, as demonstrated using the
DocumentMedia header.
Packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:229
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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