SuSE 10 Security Update : acroread (ZYPP Patch Number 2508)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

The Adobe Acrobat Reader has been updated to version 7.0.9.

This update also includes following security fixes :

- A memory corruption problem was fixed in Adobe Acrobat
Reader can potentially lead to code execution.
(CVE-2006-5857)

- Universal cross-site request forgery (CSRF) problems
were fixed in the Acrobat Reader plugin which could be
exploited by remote attackers to conduct CSRF attacks
using any site that is providing PDFs. (CVE-2007-0044)

- Cross-site scripting problems in the Acrobat Reader
plugin were fixed, which could be exploited by remote
attackers to conduct XSS attacks against any site that
is providing PDFs. (CVE-2007-0045)

- A double free problem in the Acrobat Reader plugin was
fixed which could be used by remote attackers to
potentially execute arbitrary code. Note that all
platforms using Adobe Reader currently have counter
measures against such attack where it will just cause a
controlled abort(). (CVE-2007-0046)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-5857.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-0044.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-0045.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-0046.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 2508.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29370 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5857
CVE-2007-0044
CVE-2007-0045
CVE-2007-0046

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