Adobe Reader is vulnerable to remote code execution via crafted PDF files.
|Package||app-text/acroread on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 8.1.6|
|Unaffected versions||>= 8.1.6|
Adobe Reader is a PDF reader released by Adobe.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Adobe Reader:
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted document, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Adobe Reader users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/acroread-8.1.6"