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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201206-14

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201206-14
Posted Jun 22, 2012
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201206-14 - Multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or conduct various other attacks. Versions less than 9.5.1 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2011-4370, CVE-2011-4371, CVE-2011-4372, CVE-2011-4373, CVE-2012-0774, CVE-2012-0775, CVE-2012-0776, CVE-2012-0777
MD5 | 9813c1efe34c97ffd0335f79280c1d79

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201206-14

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Severity: Normal
Title: Adobe Reader: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: June 22, 2012
Bugs: #405949, #411499
ID: 201206-14

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader might allow remote attackers
to execute arbitrary code or conduct various other attacks.

Background
==========

Adobe Reader is a closed-source PDF reader.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 app-text/acroread < 9.5.1 >= 9.5.1

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Reader, including an
integer overflow in TrueType Font handling (CVE-2012-0774) and multiple
unspecified errors which could cause memory corruption.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PDF
file, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Adobe Reader users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/acroread-9.5.1"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2011-4370
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-4370
[ 2 ] CVE-2011-4371
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-4371
[ 3 ] CVE-2011-4372
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-4372
[ 4 ] CVE-2011-4373
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-4373
[ 5 ] CVE-2012-0774
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-0774
[ 6 ] CVE-2012-0775
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-0775
[ 7 ] CVE-2012-0776
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-0776
[ 8 ] CVE-2012-0777
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-0777

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201206-14.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2012 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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