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RHSA-2010:0114: acroread security and bug fix update

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RHSA-2010:0114: acroread security and bug fix update

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
02/22/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/26/2010
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Adobe Reader allows users to view and print documents in Portable DocumentFormat (PDF).This update fixes two vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader. Thesevulnerabilities are summarized on the Adobe Security Advisory APSB10-07page listed in the References section. A specially-crafted PDF file couldcause Adobe Reader to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as theuser running Adobe Reader when opened. (CVE-2010-0186, CVE-2010-0188)This update also fixes a bug where, on some systems, attempting to installor upgrade the acroread packages failed due to a package dependency issue.(BZ#557506)All Adobe Reader users should install these updated packages. They containAdobe Reader version 9.3.1, which is not vulnerable to these issues andfixes this bug. All running instances of Adobe Reader must be restarted forthe update to take effect.

Solution(s)

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

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