Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 226816
Conflicting Version info In Critical Errata
Last modified: 2009-06-12 09:03:04 EDT
Description of problem:
Errata RHSA-2007:0021 calls for release 7.0.9 of Adobe Reader. That RPM is
installing successfully on my systems, but the splashscreen is reporting 7.0.8,
and so is Help|About.
I wouldn't normally be so concerned, but since this is of level Critical, it's
pretty darn important that 7.0.9 is what's actually executing.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. install acroread-7.0.9-1.2.0.EL4
2. verify that the executable is in control of that package: "rpm -
3. "/usr/bin/acroread -version" reports 7.0.9
4. application shows 7.0.8 in splashscreen and in "Help | About Adobe Reader
Advisories that show the criticality of 7.0.9 being right:
Confirmed that this is an Adobe release problem, and not a packaging error on
RH's end. Adobe has been notfied through a generic mail form -- never did find
an actual bug DB over there.
Package I tested: