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[ GLSA 201101-08 ] Adobe Reader: Multiple vulnerabilities
From: Tim Sammut <underling () gentoo org>
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2011 09:17:56 -0800

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201101-08
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  Severity: Normal
     Title: Adobe Reader: Multiple vulnerabilities
      Date: January 21, 2011
      Bugs: #336508, #343091
        ID: 201101-08

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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
=================

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     Package             /  Vulnerable  /                   Unaffected
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  1  app-text/acroread        < 9.4.1                         >= 9.4.1

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:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/acroread-9.4.1"

References
==========

  [ 1 ] APSB10-21
        http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-21.html
  [ 2 ] APSB10-28
        http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-28.html
  [ 3 ] CVE-2010-2883
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-2883
  [ 4 ] CVE-2010-2884
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-2884
  [ 5 ] CVE-2010-2887
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-2887
  [ 6 ] CVE-2010-2889
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-2889
  [ 7 ] CVE-2010-2890
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-2890
  [ 8 ] CVE-2010-3619
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3619
  [ 9 ] CVE-2010-3620
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3620
  [ 10 ] CVE-2010-3621
         http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3621
  [ 11 ] CVE-2010-3622
         http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3622
  [ 12 ] CVE-2010-3625
         http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3625
  [ 13 ] CVE-2010-3626
         http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3626
  [ 14 ] CVE-2010-3627
         http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3627
  [ 15 ] CVE-2010-3628
         http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3628
  [ 16 ] CVE-2010-3629
         http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3629
  [ 17 ] CVE-2010-3630
         http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3630
  [ 18 ] CVE-2010-3632
         http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3632
  [ 19 ] CVE-2010-3654
         http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3654
  [ 20 ] CVE-2010-3656
         http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3656
  [ 21 ] CVE-2010-3657
         http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3657
  [ 22 ] CVE-2010-3658
         http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3658
  [ 23 ] CVE-2010-4091
         http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4091

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

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

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201101-08.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 2011 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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