A vulnerability has been discovered in Evince, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error within the "get_next_text()" function in ps/ps.c. This can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow by e.g. tricking a user into opening a specially crafted PostScript file.
The vulnerability is confirmed in version 0.6.1. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: The vulnerability is reportedly fixed in the CVS repository.
Provided and/or discovered by: Originally reported in GNU gv by Renaud Lifchitz, sysdream.com
Discovered in Evince by K-sPecial of .aware
Original Advisory: http://milw0rm.com/exploits/2858
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