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Red Hat: Updated acroread packages fix multiple security issues

Adobe Reader allows users to view and print documents in Portable Document Format (PDF). This update fixes multiple security flaws in Adobe Reader. A specially-crafted PDF file could cause Adobe Reader to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user running Adobe Reader when opened. A PDF file with an embedded, specially-crafted SWF file could cause Adobe Reader to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user running Adobe Reader when opened. A flaw in Adobe Flash Player could allow an attacker to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks if a victim were tricked into visiting a specially-crafted web page. This update also fixes an information disclosure flaw in Adobe Flash Player. Updated packages are available from ftp.redhat.com.

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                  Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Critical: acroread security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2011:1434-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1434.html
Issue date:        2011-11-08
CVE Names:         CVE-2011-2130 CVE-2011-2134 CVE-2011-2135 
                  CVE-2011-2136 CVE-2011-2137 CVE-2011-2138 
                  CVE-2011-2139 CVE-2011-2140 CVE-2011-2414 
                  CVE-2011-2415 CVE-2011-2416 CVE-2011-2417 
                  CVE-2011-2424 CVE-2011-2425 CVE-2011-2426 
                  CVE-2011-2427 CVE-2011-2428 CVE-2011-2429 
                  CVE-2011-2430 CVE-2011-2431 CVE-2011-2432 
                  CVE-2011-2433 CVE-2011-2434 CVE-2011-2435 
                  CVE-2011-2436 CVE-2011-2437 CVE-2011-2438 
                  CVE-2011-2439 CVE-2011-2440 CVE-2011-2442 
                  CVE-2011-2444 
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1. Summary:

Updated acroread packages that fix multiple security issues are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Extras and Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 5 and 6 Supplementary.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical
security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores,
which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability
from the CVE links in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Desktop version 4 Extras - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 5) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 Extras - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 Extras - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6) - i386, x86_64

3. Description:

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

This update fixes multiple security flaws in Adobe Reader. These flaws are
detailed on the Adobe security page APSB11-24, listed in the References
section. 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-2011-2431, CVE-2011-2432, CVE-2011-2433, CVE-2011-2434,
CVE-2011-2435, CVE-2011-2436, CVE-2011-2437, CVE-2011-2438, CVE-2011-2439,
CVE-2011-2440, CVE-2011-2442)

This update also fixes multiple security flaws in Adobe Flash Player
embedded in Adobe Reader. These flaws are detailed on the Adobe security
pages APSB11-21 and APSB11-26, listed in the References section.

A PDF file with an embedded, specially-crafted SWF file could cause Adobe
Reader to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user running
Adobe Reader when opened. (CVE-2011-2130, CVE-2011-2134, CVE-2011-2135,
CVE-2011-2136, CVE-2011-2137, CVE-2011-2138, CVE-2011-2139, CVE-2011-2140,
CVE-2011-2414, CVE-2011-2415, CVE-2011-2416, CVE-2011-2417, CVE-2011-2424,
CVE-2011-2425, CVE-2011-2426, CVE-2011-2427, CVE-2011-2428, CVE-2011-2430)

A flaw in Adobe Flash Player could allow an attacker to conduct cross-site
scripting (XSS) attacks if a victim were tricked into visiting a
specially-crafted web page. (CVE-2011-2444)

This update also fixes an information disclosure flaw in Adobe Flash
Player. (CVE-2011-2429)

All Adobe Reader users should install these updated packages. They contain
Adobe Reader version 9.4.6, which is not vulnerable to these issues. All
running instances of Adobe Reader must be restarted for the update to take
effect.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
https://access.redhat.com/kb/docs/DOC-11259

5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

729497 - CVE-2011-2130 CVE-2011-2134 CVE-2011-2135 CVE-2011-2136 CVE-2011-2137 CVE-2011-2138 CVE-2011-2139 CVE-2011-2140 CVE-2011-2414 CVE-2011-2415 CVE-2011-2416 CVE-2011-2417 CVE-2011-2425 flash-plugin: multiple arbitrary code execution flaws (APSB-11-21)
740201 - CVE-2011-2444 acroread, flash-plugin: Cross-site scripting vulnerability fixed in APSB11-26
740204 - CVE-2011-2429 acroread, flash-plugin: security control bypass information disclosure fixed in APSB11-26
740388 - CVE-2011-2426 CVE-2011-2427 CVE-2011-2428 CVE-2011-2430 acroread, flash-plugin: critical flaws fixed in APSB11-26
749381 - acroread: multiple code execution flaws (APSB11-24)

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras:

i386:
acroread-9.4.6-1.el4.i386.rpm
acroread-plugin-9.4.6-1.el4.i386.rpm

x86_64:
acroread-9.4.6-1.el4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 4 Extras:

i386:
acroread-9.4.6-1.el4.i386.rpm
acroread-plugin-9.4.6-1.el4.i386.rpm

x86_64:
acroread-9.4.6-1.el4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 Extras:

i386:
acroread-9.4.6-1.el4.i386.rpm
acroread-plugin-9.4.6-1.el4.i386.rpm

x86_64:
acroread-9.4.6-1.el4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 Extras:

i386:
acroread-9.4.6-1.el4.i386.rpm
acroread-plugin-9.4.6-1.el4.i386.rpm

x86_64:
acroread-9.4.6-1.el4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 5):

i386:
acroread-9.4.6-1.el5.i386.rpm
acroread-plugin-9.4.6-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
acroread-9.4.6-1.el5.i386.rpm
acroread-plugin-9.4.6-1.el5.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5):

i386:
acroread-9.4.6-1.el5.i386.rpm
acroread-plugin-9.4.6-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
acroread-9.4.6-1.el5.i386.rpm
acroread-plugin-9.4.6-1.el5.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6):

i386:
acroread-9.4.6-1.el6.i686.rpm
acroread-plugin-9.4.6-1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
acroread-9.4.6-1.el6.i686.rpm
acroread-plugin-9.4.6-1.el6.i686.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6):

i386:
acroread-9.4.6-1.el6.i686.rpm
acroread-plugin-9.4.6-1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
acroread-9.4.6-1.el6.i686.rpm
acroread-plugin-9.4.6-1.el6.i686.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6):

i386:
acroread-9.4.6-1.el6.i686.rpm
acroread-plugin-9.4.6-1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
acroread-9.4.6-1.el6.i686.rpm
acroread-plugin-9.4.6-1.el6.i686.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and 
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-2130.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-2134.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-2135.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-2136.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-2137.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-2138.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-2139.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-2140.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-2414.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-2415.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-2416.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-2417.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-2424.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-2425.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-2426.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-2427.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-2428.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-2429.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-2430.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-2431.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-2432.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-2433.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-2434.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-2435.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-2436.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-2437.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-2438.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-2439.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-2440.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-2442.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-2444.html
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-21.html
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-24.html
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-26.html

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>.  More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2011 Red Hat, Inc.
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