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RHSA-2004-674: 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 a security issue 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 5.0.9 contains a buffer
overflow when decoding email messages. A possible hacker could create a
malicious PDF file which could execute arbitrary code if opened by a
victim. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project has assigned the
name CVE-2004-1152 to this issue.

All users of Acrobat Reader are advised to upgrade to this updated package,
which contains Acrobat Reader version 5.0.10 which is not vulnerable to
this issue.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-674.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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