Adobe Reader: Multiple vulnerabilities

2013-08-22T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201308-03
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2014-01-30T00:00:00

Description

Background

Adobe Reader is a closed-source PDF reader.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Reader. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PDF file, possibly resulting in arbitrary code execution or a Denial of Service condition. A local attacker could gain privileges via unspecified vectors.

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-9.5.5"