GLSA 200803-01 Adobe Acrobat Reader: Multiple vulnerabilities
Posted on: 03/03/2008 01:40 AM

A new security update has been released for Gentoo Linux - Adobe Acrobat Reader: Multiple vulnerabilities. Here the announcement:

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200803-01:04
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: Adobe Acrobat Reader: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: March 02, 2008
Updated: March 02, 2008
Bugs: #170177
ID: 200803-01:04

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Synopsis
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Adobe Acrobat Reader is vulnerable to remote code execution, Denial of
Service, and cross-site request forgery attacks.

Background
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Adobe Acrobat Reader is a PDF reader released by Adobe.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 app-text/acroread lt; 8.1.2 gt;= 8.1.2

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Acrobat Reader,
including:

* A file disclosure when using file:// in PDF documents
(CVE-2007-1199)

* Multiple buffer overflows in unspecified Javascript methods
(CVE-2007-5609)

* An unspecified vulnerability in the Escript.api plugin
(CVE-2007-5663)

* Incorrect handling of printers (CVE-2008-0667)

* An integer overflow when passing incorrect arguments to
"printSepsWithParams" (CVE-2008-0726)

Impact
======

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted
document, possibly resulting in the remote execution of arbitrary code
with the privileges of the user running the application. A remote
attacker could also perform cross-site request forgery attacks, or
cause a Denial of Service.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All Adobe Acrobat Reader users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "gt;=app-text/acroread-8.1.2"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2007-1199
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-1199
[ 2 ] CVE-2007-5659
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5659
[ 3 ] CVE-2007-5663
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5663
[ 4 ] CVE-2007-5666
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5666
[ 5 ] CVE-2008-0655
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-0655
[ 6 ] CVE-2008-0667
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-0667
[ 7 ] CVE-2008-0726
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-0726

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-200803-01.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@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2008 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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