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Security Advisory Critical: acroread security update

Advisory: RHSA-2010:0503-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Critical
Issued on: 2010-06-30
Last updated on: 2010-06-30
Affected Products: RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client)
RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server)
RHEL Supplementary EUS (v. 5.4.z server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras (v. 4.8.z)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2010-1240
CVE-2010-1285
CVE-2010-1295
CVE-2010-1297
CVE-2010-2168
CVE-2010-2201
CVE-2010-2202
CVE-2010-2203
CVE-2010-2204
CVE-2010-2205
CVE-2010-2206
CVE-2010-2207
CVE-2010-2208
CVE-2010-2209
CVE-2010-2210
CVE-2010-2211
CVE-2010-2212

Details

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

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical
security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores,
which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability
from the CVE links in the References section.

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

This update fixes multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader. These
vulnerabilities are detailed on the Adobe security pages APSA10-01 and
APSB10-15, listed in the References section. 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-2010-1240,
CVE-2010-1285, CVE-2010-1295, CVE-2010-1297, CVE-2010-2168, CVE-2010-2201,
CVE-2010-2202, CVE-2010-2203, CVE-2010-2204, CVE-2010-2205, CVE-2010-2206,
CVE-2010-2207, CVE-2010-2208, CVE-2010-2209, CVE-2010-2210, CVE-2010-2211,
CVE-2010-2212)

All Adobe Reader users should install these updated packages. They contain
Adobe Reader version 9.3.3, 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 all previously-released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via the 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-9.3.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1402
    MD5: fbcf62f8a5b864ddde2b8cee05370245
SHA-256: f1bb102d528b1e9a82c5d57ee0e3117ce44eb7d4b9c322ad71d95e59dd4e9276
acroread-plugin-9.3.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1402
    MD5: 3a79c22598e36541ee87a29605c14a81
SHA-256: eaf871b0f79b22bfe331e10cccf37b86441871fa237495fef8215d303713a4ec
 
x86_64:
acroread-9.3.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1402
    MD5: fbcf62f8a5b864ddde2b8cee05370245
SHA-256: f1bb102d528b1e9a82c5d57ee0e3117ce44eb7d4b9c322ad71d95e59dd4e9276
acroread-plugin-9.3.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1402
    MD5: 3a79c22598e36541ee87a29605c14a81
SHA-256: eaf871b0f79b22bfe331e10cccf37b86441871fa237495fef8215d303713a4ec
 
RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server)

IA-32:
acroread-9.3.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1402
    MD5: fbcf62f8a5b864ddde2b8cee05370245
SHA-256: f1bb102d528b1e9a82c5d57ee0e3117ce44eb7d4b9c322ad71d95e59dd4e9276
acroread-plugin-9.3.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1402
    MD5: 3a79c22598e36541ee87a29605c14a81
SHA-256: eaf871b0f79b22bfe331e10cccf37b86441871fa237495fef8215d303713a4ec
 
x86_64:
acroread-9.3.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1402
    MD5: fbcf62f8a5b864ddde2b8cee05370245
SHA-256: f1bb102d528b1e9a82c5d57ee0e3117ce44eb7d4b9c322ad71d95e59dd4e9276
acroread-plugin-9.3.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1402
    MD5: 3a79c22598e36541ee87a29605c14a81
SHA-256: eaf871b0f79b22bfe331e10cccf37b86441871fa237495fef8215d303713a4ec
 
RHEL Supplementary EUS (v. 5.4.z server)

IA-32:
acroread-9.3.3-1.el5.i386.rpm     MD5: fbcf62f8a5b864ddde2b8cee05370245
SHA-256: f1bb102d528b1e9a82c5d57ee0e3117ce44eb7d4b9c322ad71d95e59dd4e9276
acroread-plugin-9.3.3-1.el5.i386.rpm     MD5: 3a79c22598e36541ee87a29605c14a81
SHA-256: eaf871b0f79b22bfe331e10cccf37b86441871fa237495fef8215d303713a4ec
 
x86_64:
acroread-9.3.3-1.el5.i386.rpm     MD5: fbcf62f8a5b864ddde2b8cee05370245
SHA-256: f1bb102d528b1e9a82c5d57ee0e3117ce44eb7d4b9c322ad71d95e59dd4e9276
acroread-plugin-9.3.3-1.el5.i386.rpm     MD5: 3a79c22598e36541ee87a29605c14a81
SHA-256: eaf871b0f79b22bfe331e10cccf37b86441871fa237495fef8215d303713a4ec
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras (v. 4)

IA-32:
acroread-9.3.3-2.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0011
    MD5: 638009aea362ea34fa629f80d3bb0578
SHA-256: 473877c68234d3637eab520731c42f2a8666165c1b9c98429d50fe08d2e0d31d
acroread-plugin-9.3.3-2.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0011
    MD5: cf39ae98acd0f7f48817f23c6f40364c
SHA-256: 687bcc2dde5867f452fd2596be1b6cb72ad16ac26c229523b842312504f8a917
 
x86_64:
acroread-9.3.3-2.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0011
    MD5: 638009aea362ea34fa629f80d3bb0578
SHA-256: 473877c68234d3637eab520731c42f2a8666165c1b9c98429d50fe08d2e0d31d
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras (v. 4.8.z)

IA-32:
acroread-9.3.3-2.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0301
    MD5: 638009aea362ea34fa629f80d3bb0578
SHA-256: 473877c68234d3637eab520731c42f2a8666165c1b9c98429d50fe08d2e0d31d
acroread-plugin-9.3.3-2.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0301
    MD5: cf39ae98acd0f7f48817f23c6f40364c
SHA-256: 687bcc2dde5867f452fd2596be1b6cb72ad16ac26c229523b842312504f8a917
 
x86_64:
acroread-9.3.3-2.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0301
    MD5: 638009aea362ea34fa629f80d3bb0578
SHA-256: 473877c68234d3637eab520731c42f2a8666165c1b9c98429d50fe08d2e0d31d
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

600692 - CVE-2010-1297 acroread, flash-plugin: Arbitrary code execution by opening a specially-crafted PDF file with malicious SWF content (APSA10-01)
609203 - acroread: multiple code execution flaws (APSB10-15)


References



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