USN-4067-1: Evince vulnerability
22 July 2019
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
Evince could be made to crash or run arbitrary code if it received a specially crafted PDF file.
- evince - Document viewer
It was discovered that Evince incorrectly handled certain PDF files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service or to execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.