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Security Advisory Critical: acroread security update

Advisory: RHSA-2010:0636-2
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Critical
Issued on: 2010-08-20
Last updated on: 2010-08-20
Affected Products: RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client)
RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras (v. 4.8.z)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2010-0209
CVE-2010-2213
CVE-2010-2214
CVE-2010-2215
CVE-2010-2216
CVE-2010-2862

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 a vulnerability in Adobe Reader. This vulnerability is
detailed on the Adobe security page APSB10-17, 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-2010-2862)

Multiple security flaws were found in Adobe Flash Player embedded in Adobe
Reader. These vulnerabilities are detailed on the Adobe security page
APSB10-16, listed in the References section. A PDF file with embedded
specially-crafted SWF file could cause Adobe Reader to crash or,
potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user running Adobe Reader when
opened. (CVE-2010-0209, CVE-2010-2213, CVE-2010-2214, CVE-2010-2215,
CVE-2010-2216)

All Adobe Reader users should install these updated packages. They contain
Adobe Reader version 9.3.4, 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-9.3.4-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1402
    MD5: 7c75aaa22b223305b2b392b2b5d80f2a
SHA-256: a8142559167c170443b37b9aae558c0a03a40117b471469d411ede2253fc07f3
acroread-plugin-9.3.4-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1402
    MD5: 719b7ead5508384c0d198bca5913d37f
SHA-256: 7238f22234cba565a433ad08cf4cb9012a765f5cbb835706bba4b50d9d2ce04e
 
x86_64:
acroread-9.3.4-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1402
    MD5: 7c75aaa22b223305b2b392b2b5d80f2a
SHA-256: a8142559167c170443b37b9aae558c0a03a40117b471469d411ede2253fc07f3
acroread-plugin-9.3.4-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1402
    MD5: 719b7ead5508384c0d198bca5913d37f
SHA-256: 7238f22234cba565a433ad08cf4cb9012a765f5cbb835706bba4b50d9d2ce04e
 
RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server)

IA-32:
acroread-9.3.4-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1402
    MD5: 7c75aaa22b223305b2b392b2b5d80f2a
SHA-256: a8142559167c170443b37b9aae558c0a03a40117b471469d411ede2253fc07f3
acroread-plugin-9.3.4-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1402
    MD5: 719b7ead5508384c0d198bca5913d37f
SHA-256: 7238f22234cba565a433ad08cf4cb9012a765f5cbb835706bba4b50d9d2ce04e
 
x86_64:
acroread-9.3.4-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1402
    MD5: 7c75aaa22b223305b2b392b2b5d80f2a
SHA-256: a8142559167c170443b37b9aae558c0a03a40117b471469d411ede2253fc07f3
acroread-plugin-9.3.4-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1402
    MD5: 719b7ead5508384c0d198bca5913d37f
SHA-256: 7238f22234cba565a433ad08cf4cb9012a765f5cbb835706bba4b50d9d2ce04e
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras (v. 4)

IA-32:
acroread-9.3.4-1.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0011
    MD5: c1bcbce56b74d6f782711a0607d4db04
SHA-256: 897f264473c08bddc6d87c2d8c8879eae00722403cfa2065a30dca3b199268ee
acroread-plugin-9.3.4-1.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0011
    MD5: e99f9c3af430704f32fc6d0315e34101
SHA-256: a83da380af0b2bc563a5c19e076a763ebbaa074e5a1bc711b25aa575820bfa09
 
x86_64:
acroread-9.3.4-1.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0011
    MD5: c1bcbce56b74d6f782711a0607d4db04
SHA-256: 897f264473c08bddc6d87c2d8c8879eae00722403cfa2065a30dca3b199268ee
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras (v. 4.8.z)

IA-32:
acroread-9.3.4-1.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0301
    MD5: c1bcbce56b74d6f782711a0607d4db04
SHA-256: 897f264473c08bddc6d87c2d8c8879eae00722403cfa2065a30dca3b199268ee
acroread-plugin-9.3.4-1.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0301
    MD5: e99f9c3af430704f32fc6d0315e34101
SHA-256: a83da380af0b2bc563a5c19e076a763ebbaa074e5a1bc711b25aa575820bfa09
 
x86_64:
acroread-9.3.4-1.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0301
    MD5: c1bcbce56b74d6f782711a0607d4db04
SHA-256: 897f264473c08bddc6d87c2d8c8879eae00722403cfa2065a30dca3b199268ee
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

621687 - CVE-2010-2862 acroread: integer overflow flaw allows remote arbitrary code execution
622947 - CVE-2010-0209 CVE-2010-2213 CVE-2010-2214 CVE-2010-2215 CVE-2010-2216 flash-plugin: multiple security flaws (APSB10-16)
624838 - acroread: multiple critical security flaws (APSB10-17)


References



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