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Posted 15 September 2013 - 07:21 AM

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201309-10
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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
======

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/...e=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.gent...a-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://creativecommo...enses/by-sa/2.5







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