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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200803-01
(Adobe Acrobat Reader: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Acrobat Reader,
A file disclosure when using file:// in PDF documents
An unspecified vulnerability in the Escript.api plugin
An untrusted search path (CVE-2007-5666)
Incorrect handling of printers (CVE-2008-0667)
An integer overflow when passing incorrect arguments to
Other unspecified vulnerabilities have also been reported
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted
document, possibly resulting in the remote execution of arbitrary code
with the privileges of the user running the application. A remote
attacker could also perform cross-site request forgery attacks, or
cause a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Adobe Acrobat Reader users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/acroread-8.1.2'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Public Exploit Available : true