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PostPosted: Sun Sep 15, 2013 8:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201309-10 ] Adobe Reader: Arbitrary Code Execution Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Adobe Reader: Arbitrary Code Execution (GLSA 201309-10)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: September 15, 2013
Bug(s): #483210
ID: 201309-10

Synopsis

A vulnerability in Adobe Reader could result in execution of
arbitrary code or Denial of Service.


Background

Adobe Reader is a closed-source PDF reader.

Affected Packages

Package: app-text/acroread
Vulnerable: < 9.5.5
Unaffected: >= 9.5.5
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

An unspecified vulnerability exists in Adobe Reader.

Impact

An attacker could execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service
condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Adobe Reader users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/acroread-9.5.5"
   


References

CVE-2013-3346
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