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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2010:0060
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2010:0060.

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

Adobe Reader 8.1.7 is vulnerable to critical security flaws and should no
longer be used. A specially-crafted PDF file could cause Adobe Reader to
crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user running Adobe
Reader when opened. (CVE-2009-4324, CVE-2009-3953, CVE-2009-3954,
CVE-2009-3955, CVE-2009-3959, CVE-2009-3956)

Adobe have discontinued support for Adobe Reader 8 for Linux. Adobe Reader
9 for Linux is not compatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3. An
alternative PDF file viewer available in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 is

This update removes the acroread packages due to their known security

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

Risk factor : Critical

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-3953
BugTraq ID: 37758
Cert/CC Advisory: TA10-013A
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2010:008 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: acrobat-reader-u3d-code-execution(55551)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-3954
BugTraq ID: 37761
XForce ISS Database: acrobat-reader-3d-code-execution(55552)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-3955
BugTraq ID: 37757
XForce ISS Database: acrobat-reader-jpxdecode-code-exec(55553)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-3956
BugTraq ID: 37763
XForce ISS Database: acrobat-reader-unspec-xss(55554)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-3959
BugTraq ID: 37756
Bugtraq: 20100115 VUPEN Security Research - Adobe Acrobat and Reader U3D Integer Overflow Vulnerability (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: acrobat-reader-u3dsupport-code-exec(55557)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-4324
BugTraq ID: 37331
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#508357
XForce ISS Database: acro-reader-unspecifed-code-execution(54747)
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