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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">

<glsa id="200808-10">
  <title>Adobe Reader: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code</title>
  <synopsis>
    Adobe Reader is vulnerable to execution of arbitrary code via a crafted
    PDF.
  </synopsis>
  <product type="ebuild">acroread</product>
  <announced>August 09, 2008</announced>
  <revised>August 09, 2008: 01</revised>
  <bug>233383</bug>
  <access>remote</access>
  <affected>
    <package name="app-text/acroread" auto="yes" arch="*">
      <unaffected range="ge">8.1.2-r3</unaffected>
      <vulnerable range="lt">8.1.2-r3</vulnerable>
    </package>
  </affected>
  <background>
    <p>
    Adobe Reader (formerly Adobe Acrobat Reader) is a closed-source PDF
    reader.
    </p>
  </background>
  <description>
    <p>
    The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory reported that
    input to an unspecified JavaScript method is not properly validated.
    </p>
  </description>
  <impact type="normal">
    <p>
    A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PDF
    document, possibly resulting in the remote execution of arbitrary code
    with the privileges of the user.
    </p>
  </impact>
  <workaround>
    <p>
    There is no known workaround at this time.
    </p>
  </workaround>
  <resolution>
    <p>
    All Adobe Reader users should upgrade to the latest version:
    </p>
    <code>
    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=app-text/acroread-8.1.2-r3&quot;</code>
  </resolution>
  <references>
    <uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-2641">CVE-2008-2641</uri>
  </references>
  <metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Wed, 06 Aug 2008 23:14:17 +0000">
    rbu
  </metadata>
  <metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Wed, 06 Aug 2008 23:14:50 +0000">
    rbu
  </metadata>
</glsa>