Bug 452632 - (CVE-2008-2641) CVE-2008-2641 acroread: input validation issue in a JavaScript method
CVE-2008-2641 acroread: input validation issue in a JavaScript method
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 455834 455835 455837
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Reported: 2008-06-24 03:17 EDT by Tomas Hoger
Modified: 2016-03-04 06:36 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-07-25 03:51:58 EDT
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2008:0641 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: acroread security update 2008-07-21 09:44:21 EDT

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Description Tomas Hoger 2008-06-24 03:17:23 EDT
Adobe released a security advisory APSB08-15 fixing critical issue in Adobre
Acrobat Reader:


  A critical vulnerability has been identified in Adobe Reader and Acrobat
  8.1.2. This vulnerability would cause the application to crash and could
  potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

  Adobe recommends users of Acrobat 8 and Adobe Reader install the 8.1.2
  Security Update 1 patch.

  [ ... ]

  This update resolves an input validation issue in a JavaScript method that
  could potentially lead to remote code execution. (CVE-2008-2641)
Comment 1 Tomas Hoger 2008-06-24 03:18:52 EDT
Adobe security advisory currently only lists Security Update 1 patch for Windows
and Macintosh versions of affected products.
Comment 3 Tomas Hoger 2008-07-18 03:16:02 EDT
Now fixed in upstream version 8.1.2_SU1 (Security Update 1), also for Linux/Unix
Comment 4 Red Hat Product Security 2008-07-25 03:51:58 EDT
This issue was addressed in:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras:

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