GLSA-201101-08 : Adobe Reader: Multiple vulnerabilities

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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-201101-08
(Adobe Reader: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in Adobe Reader. For further
information please consult the CVE entries and the Adobe Security
Bulletins referenced below.

Impact :

A remote attacker might entice a user to open a specially crafted PDF
file, possibly resulting in 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.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-21.html
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-28.html
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201101-08.xml

Solution :

All Adobe Reader users should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/acroread-9.4.1'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true