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[ GLSA 200910-03 ] Adobe Reader: Multiple vulnerabilities
From: Alex Legler <a3li () gentoo org>
Date: Sun, 25 Oct 2009 19:56:23 +0100

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 200910-03
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  Severity: Normal
     Title: Adobe Reader: Multiple vulnerabilities
      Date: October 25, 2009
      Bugs: #289016
        ID: 200910-03

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader might result in the execution
of arbitrary code, or other attacks.

Background
==========

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

Affected packages
=================

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     Package            /  Vulnerable  /                    Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  app-text/acroread        < 9.2                             >= 9.2

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in Adobe Reader. For further
information please consult the CVE entries and the Adobe Security
Bulletin 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, Denial of Service, the
creation of arbitrary files on the victim's system, "Trust Manager"
bypass, or social engineering attacks.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Adobe Reader users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose =app-text/acroread-9.2

References
==========

  [ 1 ] APSB09-15
        http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-15.html
  [ 2 ] CVE-2007-0045
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-0045
  [ 3 ] CVE-2007-0048
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-0048
  [ 4 ] CVE-2009-2979
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2979
  [ 5 ] CVE-2009-2980
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2980
  [ 6 ] CVE-2009-2981
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2981
  [ 7 ] CVE-2009-2982
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2982
  [ 8 ] CVE-2009-2983
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2983
  [ 9 ] CVE-2009-2985
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2985
  [ 10 ] CVE-2009-2986
         http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2986
  [ 11 ] CVE-2009-2988
         http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2988
  [ 12 ] CVE-2009-2990
         http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2990
  [ 13 ] CVE-2009-2991
         http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2991
  [ 14 ] CVE-2009-2993
         http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2993
  [ 15 ] CVE-2009-2994
         http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2994
  [ 16 ] CVE-2009-2996
         http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2996
  [ 17 ] CVE-2009-2997
         http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2997
  [ 18 ] CVE-2009-2998
         http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2998
  [ 19 ] CVE-2009-3431
         http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3431
  [ 20 ] CVE-2009-3458
         http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3458
  [ 21 ] CVE-2009-3459
         http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3459
  [ 22 ] CVE-2009-3462
         http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3462

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200910-03.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security () gentoo org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2009 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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