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Security Advisory Critical: acroread security update

Advisory: RHSA-2009:1109-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Critical
Issued on: 2009-06-17
Last updated on: 2009-06-17
Affected Products: RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client)
RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server)
RHEL Supplementary EUS (v. 5.3.z server)
RHEL Supplementary Long Life (v. 5.3 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras (v. 4.8.z)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2009-0198
CVE-2009-0509
CVE-2009-0510
CVE-2009-0511
CVE-2009-0512
CVE-2009-0888
CVE-2009-0889
CVE-2009-1855
CVE-2009-1856
CVE-2009-1857
CVE-2009-1858
CVE-2009-1859
CVE-2009-1861
CVE-2009-2028

Details

Updated acroread packages that fix multiple security issues are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Extras, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Extras, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Supplementary.

This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

Adobe Reader allows users to view and print documents in Portable Document
Format (PDF).

Multiple security flaws were discovered in Adobe Reader. A specially
crafted PDF file could cause Adobe Reader to crash or, potentially, execute
arbitrary code as the user running Adobe Reader when opened.
(CVE-2009-0198, CVE-2009-0509, CVE-2009-0510, CVE-2009-0511, CVE-2009-0512,
CVE-2009-0888, CVE-2009-0889, CVE-2009-1855, CVE-2009-1856, CVE-2009-1857,
CVE-2009-1858, CVE-2009-1859, CVE-2009-1861, CVE-2009-2028)

All Adobe Reader users should install these updated packages. They contain
Adobe Reader version 8.1.6, which is not vulnerable to these issues. All
running instances of Adobe Reader must be restarted for the update to take
effect.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-11259

Updated packages

RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client)

IA-32:
acroread-8.1.6-2.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1402
    MD5: 728d4109f520336bb6b5f595de9dd2db
acroread-plugin-8.1.6-2.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1402
    MD5: fd1b8fb934140222460ed81c34420d90
 
x86_64:
acroread-8.1.6-2.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1402
    MD5: 728d4109f520336bb6b5f595de9dd2db
acroread-plugin-8.1.6-2.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1402
    MD5: fd1b8fb934140222460ed81c34420d90
 
RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server)

IA-32:
acroread-8.1.6-2.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1402
    MD5: 728d4109f520336bb6b5f595de9dd2db
acroread-plugin-8.1.6-2.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1402
    MD5: fd1b8fb934140222460ed81c34420d90
 
x86_64:
acroread-8.1.6-2.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1402
    MD5: 728d4109f520336bb6b5f595de9dd2db
acroread-plugin-8.1.6-2.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1402
    MD5: fd1b8fb934140222460ed81c34420d90
 
RHEL Supplementary EUS (v. 5.3.z server)

IA-32:
acroread-8.1.6-2.el5.i386.rpm     MD5: 728d4109f520336bb6b5f595de9dd2db
acroread-plugin-8.1.6-2.el5.i386.rpm     MD5: fd1b8fb934140222460ed81c34420d90
 
x86_64:
acroread-8.1.6-2.el5.i386.rpm     MD5: 728d4109f520336bb6b5f595de9dd2db
acroread-plugin-8.1.6-2.el5.i386.rpm     MD5: fd1b8fb934140222460ed81c34420d90
 
RHEL Supplementary Long Life (v. 5.3 server)

IA-32:
acroread-8.1.6-2.el5.i386.rpm     MD5: 728d4109f520336bb6b5f595de9dd2db
acroread-plugin-8.1.6-2.el5.i386.rpm     MD5: fd1b8fb934140222460ed81c34420d90
 
x86_64:
acroread-8.1.6-2.el5.i386.rpm     MD5: 728d4109f520336bb6b5f595de9dd2db
acroread-plugin-8.1.6-2.el5.i386.rpm     MD5: fd1b8fb934140222460ed81c34420d90
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras (v. 3)

IA-32:
acroread-8.1.6-1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1499
    MD5: 2b8f1c4ca310c1f8297702ed71907744
acroread-plugin-8.1.6-1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1499
    MD5: 8fda6db17cfe7f7186392bfbb04fbe16
 
x86_64:
acroread-8.1.6-1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1499
    MD5: 2b8f1c4ca310c1f8297702ed71907744
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras (v. 4)

IA-32:
acroread-8.1.6-1.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0011
    MD5: b5785ed82d0515cacbe47ddf1d68008e
acroread-plugin-8.1.6-1.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0011
    MD5: 54ff1a8a215ca2e37e7ff4528c67b352
 
x86_64:
acroread-8.1.6-1.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0011
    MD5: b5785ed82d0515cacbe47ddf1d68008e
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras (v. 4.8.z)

IA-32:
acroread-8.1.6-1.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0301
    MD5: b5785ed82d0515cacbe47ddf1d68008e
acroread-plugin-8.1.6-1.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0301
    MD5: 54ff1a8a215ca2e37e7ff4528c67b352
 
x86_64:
acroread-8.1.6-1.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0301
    MD5: b5785ed82d0515cacbe47ddf1d68008e
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

505049 - acroread: multiple security fixes in version 8.1.6 (APSB09-07)


References



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