Arcoread7 secutiry vulnerability
bsam at ipt.ru
Sun Aug 28 11:27:00 GMT 2005
On Sun, 28 Aug 2005 13:13:18 +0200 Simon L. Nielsen wrote:
> On 2005.08.28 14:56:11 +0400, Boris Samorodov wrote:
> > On Sun, 28 Aug 2005 10:14:21 +0930 Ian Moore wrote:
> > > I've just updated my acroread port to 7.0.1 & was surprised when portaudit
> > > still listed it as a vulnerability.
> It is, at least based on the information we (Security Team) have.
> > I think it is portaudit problem.
> > > According to http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=ports/85093, the
> > > upgrade to 7.0.1 is suppoed to fix the problem, but according to
> > > http://www.freebsd.org/ports/portaudit/02bc9b7c-e019-11d9-a8bd-000cf18bbe54.html
> > > and Adobe's web site at http://www.adobe.com/support/techdocs/331710.html,
> > > the problem exists in 7.0.1 as well, but is fixed in 7.0.2.
> > > I'm just wondering who is right here, or am I missing something?
> > It looks like you missed the platfom to pay attention to. For Linux
> > and Solaris "users should upgrade to Adobe Reader 7.0.1"...
> You are mixing up two different vulnerabilities . The vulnerability
> fixed by the 7.0.1 upgrade was "acroread -- plug-in buffer overflow
> vulnerability" . The vulnerability portaudit is warning you about
> is "acroread -- XML External Entity vulnerability" . As far as I
> know Adobe has not released any fix for the Linux version of Adobe
> Reader for .
>  http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/pkg-acroread7.html
>  http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/f74dc01b-0e83-11da-bc08-0001020eed82.html
>  http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/02bc9b7c-e019-11d9-a8bd-000cf18bbe54.html
Well, I think that Linux version is not suffered from CAN-2005-1306:
Platforms affected are Windows and Mac OS. Am I missing something?
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