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[ GLSA 201101-08 ] Adobe Reader: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201101-08
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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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 [at] gentoo or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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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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