Adobe Reader: Arbitrary Code Execution — GLSA 201309-10

A vulnerability in Adobe Reader could result in execution of arbitrary code or Denial of Service.

Affected Packages

app-text/acroread on all architectures
Affected versions < 9.5.5
Unaffected versions >= 9.5.5

Background

Adobe Reader is a closed-source PDF reader.

Description

An unspecified vulnerability exists in Adobe Reader.

Impact

An attacker could execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Adobe Reader users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/acroread-9.5.5"
 

References

Release Date
September 15, 2013

Latest Revision
September 15, 2013: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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