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RHSA-2011:0301: acroread security update

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RHSA-2011:0301: acroread security update

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
02/10/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/24/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Adobe Reader allows users to view and print documents in Portable DocumentFormat (PDF).This update fixes multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader. Thesevulnerabilities are detailed on the Adobe security page APSB11-03, listedin 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 whenopened. (CVE-2011-0562, CVE-2011-0563, CVE-2011-0565, CVE-2011-0566,CVE-2011-0567, CVE-2011-0585, CVE-2011-0586, CVE-2011-0589, CVE-2011-0590,CVE-2011-0591, CVE-2011-0592, CVE-2011-0593, CVE-2011-0594, CVE-2011-0595,CVE-2011-0596, CVE-2011-0598, CVE-2011-0599, CVE-2011-0600, CVE-2011-0602,CVE-2011-0603, CVE-2011-0606)Multiple security flaws were found in Adobe reader. A specially-crafted PDFfile could cause cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks against the userrunning Adobe Reader when opened. (CVE-2011-0587, CVE-2011-0604)All Adobe Reader users should install these updated packages. They containAdobe Reader version 9.4.2, 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

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