Updated acroread packages that fix a security issue are now available.
This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.
The Adobe Acrobat Reader allows users to view and print documents in
portable document format (PDF).
A buffer overflow bug has been found in Adobe Acrobat Reader. It is
possible to execute arbitrary code on a victim's machine if the victim
opens a malicious PDF file. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
project has assigned the name CAN-2005-2470 to this issue.
All users of Acrobat Reader are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which contain Acrobat Reader version 7.0.1 and are not vulnerable
to this issue.