Adobe Acrobat Reader is vulnerable to remote code execution, Denial of Service, and cross-site request forgery attacks.
|Package||app-text/acroread on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 8.1.2|
|Unaffected versions||>= 8.1.2|
Adobe Acrobat Reader is a PDF reader released by Adobe.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Acrobat Reader, including:
Other unspecified vulnerabilities have also been reported (CVE-2008-0655).
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted document, possibly resulting in the remote execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application. A remote attacker could also perform cross-site request forgery attacks, or cause a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Adobe Acrobat Reader users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/acroread-8.1.2"
March 02, 2008
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