Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Reader, including potential remote execution of arbitrary code and local privilege escalation.
|Package||app-text/acroread on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 9.5.5|
|Unaffected versions||>= 9.5.5|
Adobe Reader is a closed-source PDF reader.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Reader. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PDF file, possibly resulting in arbitrary code execution or a Denial of Service condition. A local attacker could gain privileges via unspecified vectors.
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-9.5.5"