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Security update for Acrobat Reader

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(Last modified: 07OCT2003)


solutions Security update for Acrobat Reader SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (5d02747ba8a361c887803d92a8e914c3)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4

Package: acroread
Release: 20031007
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using acroread should update.

Problem description

The acrobat reader can be tricked to execute arbitrary code by
exploiting a buffer overflow while openening specially formated pdf
files. (bug# 27666)

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh acroread.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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