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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.55087
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:750
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2005:750.

The Adobe Acrobat Reader allows users to view and print documents in
portable document format (PDF).

A buffer overflow bug has been found in Adobe Acrobat Reader. It is
possible to execute arbitrary code on a victim's machine if the victim
opens a malicious PDF file. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
project has assigned the name CVE-2005-2470 to this issue.

All users of Acrobat Reader are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which contain Acrobat Reader version 7.0.1 and are not vulnerable
to this issue.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-750.html
http://www.adobe.com/support/techdocs/321644.html

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:
7.5

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 14603
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-2470
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14603
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#896220
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/896220
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200508-11.xml
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-750.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1014712
http://secunia.com/advisories/16466
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2005:047 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2005:019 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_19_sr.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/1434
XForce ISS Database: adobe-acrobat-reader-plugin-bo(21860)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/21860
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