RHSA-2010:0503-01: Critical: acroread security update
Posted on: 07/01/2010 02:18 PM

An Acrobat Reader security update is available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Critical: acroread security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2010:0503-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0503.html
Issue date: 2010-06-30
CVE Names: 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
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1. Summary:

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.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client) - i386, x86_64
RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Desktop version 4 Extras - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 Extras - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 Extras - i386, x86_64

3. Description:

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.

4. 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

5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

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)

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras:

i386:
acroread-9.3.3-2.el4.i386.rpm
acroread-plugin-9.3.3-2.el4.i386.rpm

x86_64:
acroread-9.3.3-2.el4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 4 Extras:

i386:
acroread-9.3.3-2.el4.i386.rpm
acroread-plugin-9.3.3-2.el4.i386.rpm

x86_64:
acroread-9.3.3-2.el4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 Extras:

i386:
acroread-9.3.3-2.el4.i386.rpm
acroread-plugin-9.3.3-2.el4.i386.rpm

x86_64:
acroread-9.3.3-2.el4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 Extras:

i386:
acroread-9.3.3-2.el4.i386.rpm
acroread-plugin-9.3.3-2.el4.i386.rpm

x86_64:
acroread-9.3.3-2.el4.i386.rpm

RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client):

i386:
acroread-9.3.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
acroread-plugin-9.3.3-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
acroread-9.3.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
acroread-plugin-9.3.3-1.el5.i386.rpm

RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server):

i386:
acroread-9.3.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
acroread-plugin-9.3.3-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
acroread-9.3.3-1.el5.i386.rpm
acroread-plugin-9.3.3-1.el5.i386.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-1240.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-1285.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-1295.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-1297.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2168.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2201.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2202.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2203.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2204.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2205.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2206.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2207.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2208.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2209.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2210.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2211.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2212.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa10-01.html
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-15.html

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is . More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2010 Red Hat, Inc.



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