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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.61294
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2008:0641
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2008:0641.

Adobe Acrobat Reader allows users to view and print documents in Portable
Document Format (PDF).

An input validation flaw was discovered in a JavaScript engine used by
Acrobat Reader. A malicious PDF file could cause Acrobat Reader to crash
or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user running Acrobat Reader.
(CVE-2008-2641)

An insecure temporary file usage issue was discovered in the Acrobat Reader
acroread startup script. A local attacker could potentially overwrite
arbitrary files that were writable by the user running Acrobat Reader, if
the victim ran acroread with certain command line arguments.
(CVE-2008-0883)

All acroread users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, that
contain Acrobat Reader version 8.1.2 Security Update 1, and are not
vulnerable to these issues.

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-2008-0641.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical

Risk factor : Critical

CVSS Score:
10.0

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-0883
BugTraq ID: 28091
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28091
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200803-26.xml
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0641.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019539
http://secunia.com/advisories/29229
http://secunia.com/advisories/29242
http://secunia.com/advisories/29425
http://secunia.com/advisories/31136
http://secunia.com/advisories/31352
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-240106-1
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2008:005 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-03/msg00001.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0765/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2289
XForce ISS Database: adobe-reader-acroread-symlink(40987)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/40987
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-2641
BugTraq ID: 29908
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29908
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#788019
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/788019
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200808-10.xml
http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=4616
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020352
http://secunia.com/advisories/30832
http://secunia.com/advisories/31339
http://secunia.com/advisories/31428
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2008:016 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-08/msg00001.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1906
XForce ISS Database: adobe-javascript-method-code-execution(43307)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43307
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