RHEL 3 / 4 / 5 : acroread (RHSA-2009:0478)
High Nessus Plugin ID 40744
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionUpdated acroread packages that fix two security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Extras, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Extras, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Supplementary.
This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.
Adobe Reader allows users to view and print documents in Portable Document Format (PDF).
All Adobe Reader users should install these updated packages. They contain Adobe Reader version 8.1.5, which is not vulnerable to these issues. All running instances of Adobe Reader must be restarted for the update to take effect.
SolutionUpdate the affected acroread and / or acroread-plugin packages.