GLSA-200910-03 : Adobe Reader: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 42239
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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-200910-03 (Adobe Reader: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in Adobe Reader. For further information please consult the CVE entries and the Adobe Security Bulletin 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, Denial of Service, the creation of arbitrary files on the victim's system, 'Trust Manager' bypass, or social engineering attacks.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All Adobe Reader users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/acroread-9.2'

See Also

https://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-15.html

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/200910-03

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 42239

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200910-03.nasl

Version: 1.30

Type: local

Published: 10/26/2009

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:acroread, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/25/2009

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Adobe FlateDecode Stream Predictor 02 Integer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0045, CVE-2007-0048, CVE-2009-2979, CVE-2009-2980, CVE-2009-2981, CVE-2009-2982, CVE-2009-2983, CVE-2009-2985, CVE-2009-2986, CVE-2009-2988, CVE-2009-2990, CVE-2009-2991, CVE-2009-2993, CVE-2009-2994, CVE-2009-2996, CVE-2009-2997, CVE-2009-2998, CVE-2009-3431, CVE-2009-3458, CVE-2009-3459, CVE-2009-3462

BID: 21858, 35148, 36600, 36664, 36665, 36667, 36668, 36669, 36671, 36677, 36678, 36681, 36682, 36686, 36687, 36688, 36689, 36690, 36692, 36695, 36696

GLSA: 200910-03

CWE: 20, 119, 189, 310, 399