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PostPosted: Fri Jan 21, 2011 5:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201101-08 ] Adobe Reader: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Adobe Reader: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201101-08)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: January 21, 2011
Bug(s): #336508, #343091
ID: 201101-08

Synopsis


Multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader might result in the execution of
arbitrary code.


Background


Adobe Reader (formerly Adobe Acrobat Reader) is a closed-source PDF
reader.


Affected Packages

Package: app-text/acroread
Vulnerable: < 9.4.1
Unaffected: >= 9.4.1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description


Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in Adobe Reader. For further
information please consult the CVE entries and the Adobe Security
Bulletins referenced below.


Impact


A remote attacker might entice a user to open a specially crafted PDF
file, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running the application, or a Denial of Service.


Workaround


There is no known workaround at this time.


Resolution


All Adobe Reader users should upgrade to the latest stable version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/acroread-9.4.1"


References

APSB10-21
APSB10-28
CVE-2010-2883
CVE-2010-2884
CVE-2010-2887
CVE-2010-2889
CVE-2010-2890
CVE-2010-3619
CVE-2010-3620
CVE-2010-3621
CVE-2010-3622
CVE-2010-3625
CVE-2010-3626
CVE-2010-3627
CVE-2010-3628
CVE-2010-3629
CVE-2010-3630
CVE-2010-3632
CVE-2010-3654
CVE-2010-3656
CVE-2010-3657
CVE-2010-3658
CVE-2010-4091


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