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RHSA-2004-432: acroread

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the acroread packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


An updated Adobe Acrobat Reader package that fixes multiple security issues
is now available.

The Adobe Acrobat Reader browser permits for the viewing, distributing, and
printing of documents in portable document format (PDF).

iDEFENSE has reported that Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 contains a buffer
overflow when decoding uuencoded documents. A possible hacker could execute
arbitrary code on a victim's machine if a user opens a specially crafted
uuencoded document. This issue poses the threat of remote execution, since
Acrobat Reader may be the default handler for PDF files. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project has assigned the name CVE-2004-0631
to this issue.

iDEFENSE also reported that Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 contains an input
validation error in its uuencoding feature. A possible hacker could create a
file with a specially crafted file name which could lead to arbitrary
command execution on a victim's machine. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project has assigned the name CVE-2004-0630 to this issue.

All users of Acrobat Reader are advised to upgrade to this updated package,
which is not vulnerable to these issues.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-432.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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