GLSA-200808-10 : Adobe Reader: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200808-10
(Adobe Reader: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory reported that
input to an unspecified JavaScript method is not properly validated.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PDF
document, possibly resulting in the remote execution of arbitrary code
with the privileges of the user.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Adobe Reader users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/acroread-8.1.2-r3'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 33858 (gentoo_GLSA-200808-10.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2641