|Bugzilla:||666313: CVE-2010-2640 evince: Array index errror in DVI file PK font parser|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
Array index error in the PK font parser in the dvi-backend component in Evince 2.32 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted font in conjunction with a DVI file that is processed by the thumbnailer.
This issue did not affect the versions of evince as shipped with Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 5.
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Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (evince)||RHSA-2011:0009||January 06, 2011|
Red Hat would like to thank the Evince development team for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Jon Larimer of IBM X-Force as the original reporter.
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