Updated acroread packages for RHEL 4/5
Posted on: 08/20/2010 07:43 PM

Updated acroread packages are available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5


[RHSA-2010:0636-02] Critical: acroread security update
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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Critical: acroread security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2010:0636-02
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0636.html
Issue date: 2010-08-20
CVE Names: CVE-2010-0209 CVE-2010-2213 CVE-2010-2214
CVE-2010-2215 CVE-2010-2216 CVE-2010-2862
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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 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.

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/):

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)

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras:

i386:
acroread-9.3.4-1.el4.i386.rpm
acroread-plugin-9.3.4-1.el4.i386.rpm

x86_64:
acroread-9.3.4-1.el4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 4 Extras:

i386:
acroread-9.3.4-1.el4.i386.rpm
acroread-plugin-9.3.4-1.el4.i386.rpm

x86_64:
acroread-9.3.4-1.el4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 Extras:

i386:
acroread-9.3.4-1.el4.i386.rpm
acroread-plugin-9.3.4-1.el4.i386.rpm

x86_64:
acroread-9.3.4-1.el4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 Extras:

i386:
acroread-9.3.4-1.el4.i386.rpm
acroread-plugin-9.3.4-1.el4.i386.rpm

x86_64:
acroread-9.3.4-1.el4.i386.rpm

RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client):

i386:
acroread-9.3.4-1.el5.i386.rpm
acroread-plugin-9.3.4-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
acroread-9.3.4-1.el5.i386.rpm
acroread-plugin-9.3.4-1.el5.i386.rpm

RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server):

i386:
acroread-9.3.4-1.el5.i386.rpm
acroread-plugin-9.3.4-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
acroread-9.3.4-1.el5.i386.rpm
acroread-plugin-9.3.4-1.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-2010-0209.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2213.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2214.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2215.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2216.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2862.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-16.html
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-17.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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