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[gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201309-10 ] Adobe Reader: Arbitrary Code Execution

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201309-10

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http://security.gentoo.org/

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Severity: Normal

Title: Adobe Reader: Arbitrary Code Execution

Date: September 15, 2013

Bugs: #483210

ID: 201309-10

 

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Synopsis

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A vulnerability in Adobe Reader could result in execution of arbitrary

code or Denial of Service.

 

Background

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Adobe Reader is a closed-source PDF reader.

 

Affected packages

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected

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1 app-text/acroread < 9.5.5 >= 9.5.5

 

Description

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An unspecified vulnerability exists in Adobe Reader.

 

Impact

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

condition.

 

Workaround

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There is no known workaround at this time.

 

Resolution

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All Adobe Reader users should upgrade to the latest version:

 

# emerge --sync

# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/acroread-9.5.5"

 

References

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[ 1 ] CVE-2013-3346

http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-3346

 

Availability

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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at

the Gentoo Security Website:

 

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201309-10.xml

 

Concerns?

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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.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at

https://bugs.gentoo.org.

 

License

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Copyright 2013 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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