Adobe Reader: Multiple vulnerabilities
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
||GLSA 200910-03 / acroread
||October 25, 2009
||October 25, 2009: 01
All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader might result in the execution of
arbitrary code, or other attacks.
Adobe Reader (formerly Adobe Acrobat Reader) is a closed-source PDF
Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in Adobe Reader. For further
information please consult the CVE entries and the Adobe Security
Bulletin referenced below.
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.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Adobe Reader users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code Listing 3.1: Resolution
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/acroread-9.2"