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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:0478
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2009:0478.

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

Two flaws were discovered in Adobe Reader's JavaScript API. A PDF file
containing malicious JavaScript instructions could cause Adobe Reader to
crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user running Adobe
Reader. (CVE-2009-1492, CVE-2009-1493)

All Adobe Reader users should install these updated packages. They contain
Adobe Reader version 8.1.5, which is not vulnerable to these issues. All
running instances of Adobe Reader must be restarted for the update to take

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

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-1492
BugTraq ID: 34736
Cert/CC Advisory: TA09-133B
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#970180
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2009:027 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2009:011 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: reader-getannots-code-execution(50145)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-1493
BugTraq ID: 34740
XForce ISS Database: reader-spellcustom-code-execution(50146)
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