GLSA-200904-17 : Adobe Reader: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200904-17
(Adobe Reader: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Reader:
Alin Rad Pop of Secunia Research reported a heap-based buffer overflow
when processing PDF files containing a malformed JBIG2 symbol
dictionary segment (CVE-2009-0193).
A buffer overflow related to a non-JavaScript function call and
possibly an embedded JBIG2 image stream has been reported
(CVE-2009-0658).
Tenable Network Security reported a stack-based buffer overflow that
can be triggered via a crafted argument to the getIcon() method of a
Collab object (CVE-2009-0927).
Sean Larsson of iDefense Labs reported a heap-based buffer overflow
when processing a PDF file containing a JBIG2 stream with a size
inconsistency related to an unspecified table (CVE-2009-0928).
Jonathan Brossard of the iViZ Security Research Team reported an
unspecified vulnerability related to JBIG2 and input validation
(CVE-2009-1061).
Will Dormann of CERT/CC reported a vulnerability lading to memory
corruption related to JBIG2 (CVE-2009-1062).

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PDF
document, possibly leading to the execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running the application, or a Denial of Service.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200904-17.xml

Solution :

All Adobe Reader users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/acroread-8.1.4'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36196 (gentoo_GLSA-200904-17.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0193
CVE-2009-0658
CVE-2009-0927
CVE-2009-0928
CVE-2009-1061
CVE-2009-1062