Security update for acroread


(Last modified: 26FEB2008)

solutions Security update for acroread SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (d8c48c63359fc807624182696d3d149c)

Applies to

Package: acroread
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Zypp-Patch-Number: 5042
Release: 20080226
Obsoletes: none


Install this update.



Problem description

Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.1.2 contained a /tmp race in its "acroread" wrapper script in the SSL certificate handling. (CVE-2008-0883)
Furthermore it contained several duplicated copies of system libraries, which have been removed for this update to make sure they are up-to-date security wise by using the system provided ones.


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 -Fhv acroread.rpm acroread_ja.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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