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RHSA-2009:1499: acroread security update

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RHSA-2009:1499: acroread security update

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
10/19/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/19/2009
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Adobe Reader allows users to view and print documents in Portable DocumentFormat (PDF).Multiple flaws were discovered in Adobe Reader. A specially-crafted PDFfile could cause Adobe Reader to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrarycode as the user running Adobe Reader when opened. (CVE-2009-2980,CVE-2009-2983, CVE-2009-2985, CVE-2009-2986, CVE-2009-2990, CVE-2009-2991,CVE-2009-2993, CVE-2009-2994, CVE-2009-2996, CVE-2009-2997, CVE-2009-2998,CVE-2009-3458, CVE-2009-3459, CVE-2009-3462)Multiple flaws were discovered in Adobe Reader. A specially-crafted PDFfile could cause Adobe Reader to crash when opened. (CVE-2009-2979,CVE-2009-2988, CVE-2009-3431)An input validation flaw was found in Adobe Reader. Opening aspecially-crafted PDF file could lead to a Trust Manager restrictionsbypass. (CVE-2009-2981)All Adobe Reader users should install these updated packages. They containAdobe Reader version 8.1.7, which is not vulnerable to these issues. Allrunning instances of Adobe Reader must be restarted for the update to takeeffect.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-acroread
  • redhat-upgrade-acroread-plugin

References

  • redhat-upgrade-acroread
  • redhat-upgrade-acroread-plugin

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