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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
SuSE
______________________________________________________________________________

                        SUSE Security Announcement

        Package:                acroread
        Announcement ID:        SUSE-SA:2010:008
        Date:                   Tue, 26 Jan 2010 15:00:00 +0000
        Affected Products:      openSUSE 11.0
                                openSUSE 11.1
                                openSUSE 11.2
                                SLE10-SP2
                                SLE10-SP3
                                SLED 11
        Vulnerability Type:     remote code execution
        CVSS v2 Base Score:     6.8 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
        SUSE Default Package:   yes (on SLED)
        Cross-References:       CVE-2009-3953, CVE-2009-3954, CVE-2009-3955,
                                CVE-2009-3956, CVE-2009-3957, CVE-2009-3958,
                                CVE-2009-3959, CVE-2009-4324

    Content of This Advisory:
        1) Security Vulnerability Resolved:
             Adobe Reader security update
           Problem Description
        2) Solution or Work-Around
        3) Special Instructions and Notes
        4) Package Location and Checksums
        5) Pending Vulnerabilities, Solutions, and Work-Arounds:
            - transmission
            - libopenssl-devel
            - gzip
            - bind
            - viewvc
        6) Authenticity Verification and Additional Information

______________________________________________________________________________

1) Problem Description and Brief Discussion

   Specially crafted PDF files could crash acroread. Attackers could
   potentially exploit that to execute arbitrary code (CVE-2009-3953,
   CVE-2009-3954, CVE-2009-3955, CVE-2009-3956, CVE-2009-3957,
   CVE-2009-3958, CVE-2009-3959, CVE-2009-4324).
   
   Acrobat reader was updated to version 9.3 to fix the security issues.
   
   Note: Due to integration issues with the major version update of
   acroread on SLE10 updates for SLE10 are not ready yet. Fixed
   packages will be submitted ASAP.

2) Solution or Work-Around

   There is no known workaround, please install the update packages.

3) Special Instructions and Notes

   Please close and restart all running instances of acroread after the update.

4) Package Location and Checksums

   The preferred method for installing security updates is to use the YaST
   Online Update (YOU) tool. YOU detects which updates are required and
   automatically performs the necessary steps to verify and install them.
   Alternatively, download the update packages for your distribution manually
   and verify their integrity by the methods listed in Section 6 of this
   announcement. Then install the packages using the command

     rpm -Fhv 

   to apply the update, replacing  with the filename of the
   downloaded RPM package.

   
   x86 Platform:
   
   openSUSE 11.2:
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/i586/acroread-9.3-0.1.1.i586.rpm
   
   openSUSE 11.1:
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.1/rpm/i586/acroread-9.3-0.1.1.i586.rpm
   
   openSUSE 11.0:
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.0/rpm/i586/acroread-9.3-0.1.i586.rpm
   
   Sources:
   
   openSUSE 11.2:
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.2/rpm/src/acroread-9.3-0.1.1.nosrc.rpm
   
   openSUSE 11.1:
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.1/rpm/src/acroread-9.3-0.1.1.nosrc.rpm
   
   openSUSE 11.0:
   http://download.opensuse.org/update/11.0/rpm/src/acroread-9.3-0.1.nosrc.rpm
   
   Our maintenance customers are notified individually. The packages are
   offered for installation from the maintenance web:
   
   SLED 11
     http://download.novell.com/index.jsp?search=Search&set_restricted=true&keywords=92cc3368337b3767a6a4451406360608
   
   SLES 11 DEBUGINFO
     http://download.novell.com/index.jsp?search=Search&set_restricted=true&keywords=92cc3368337b3767a6a4451406360608

______________________________________________________________________________

5) Pending Vulnerabilities, Solutions, and Work-Arounds:

   - transmission
     Specially crafted torrent files could overwrite arbitrary files
     (CVE-2010-0012).
     
     Affected Products: openSUSE 11.0, 11.1, 11.2

   - libopenssl-devel
     Incorrect use of an openssl cleanup function can lead to memory
     leaks in applications. For example an ssl enabled web server such as
     apache that uses php, curl and openssl leaks memory if a SIGHUP
     signal was sent to apache. The openssl cleanup function was made
     more robust to avoid memory leaks (CVE-2009-4355).
     
     Affected Products: SLE10-SP2, SLE10-SP3, SLE11, openSUSE 11.0, 11.1, 11.2

   - gzip
     Specially crafted gzip archives could lead to gzip allocating a too
     small huffman table. Attackers could exploit that to crash gzip
     (CVE-2009-2624).
     
     Specially crafted gzip archives could trigger integer overflows.
     Attackers could exploit that to crash gzip or potentially execute
     arbitrary code (CVE-2010-0001). Only 64bit architectures are
     affected by this flaw.
     
     Affected Products: SLES9, SLE10-SP2, SLE10-SP3, SLE11, openSUSE 11.0, 11.1, 11.2

   - bind
     bind when configured for DNSSEC could incorrectly cache NXDOMAIN
     responses (CVE-2010-0097). Moreover, the fix for CVE-2009-4022 was
     incomplete. Despite the previous fix CNAME and DNAME responses could
     be incorrectly cached (CVE-2010-0290).
     
     Affected Products: SLE11, openSUSE 11.0, 11.1, 11.2

   - viewvc
     viewvc was updated to version 1.1.3 which fixes the following security problems:
     - add root listing support of per-root authz config (CVE-2010-0004).
     - query.py requires 'forbidden' authorizer (or none) in config (CVE-2010-0005).
     
     Affected Products: openSUSE 11.2


______________________________________________________________________________

6) Authenticity Verification and Additional Information

  - Announcement authenticity verification:

    SUSE security announcements are published via mailing lists and on Web
    sites. The authenticity and integrity of a SUSE security announcement is
    guaranteed by a cryptographic signature in each announcement. All SUSE
    security announcements are published with a valid signature.

    To verify the signature of the announcement, save it as text into a file
    and run the command

      gpg --verify 

    replacing  with the name of the file where you saved the
    announcement. The output for a valid signature looks like:

      gpg: Signature made  using RSA key ID 3D25D3D9
      gpg: Good signature from "SuSE Security Team "

    where  is replaced by the date the document was signed.

    If the security team's key is not contained in your key ring, you can
    import it from the first installation CD. To import the key, use the
    command

      gpg --import gpg-pubkey-3d25d3d9-36e12d04.asc

  - Package authenticity verification:

    SUSE update packages are available on many mirror FTP servers all over the
    world. While this service is considered valuable and important to the free
    and open source software community, the authenticity and the integrity of
    a package needs to be verified to ensure that it has not been tampered
    with.

    The internal rpm package signatures provide an easy way to verify the
    authenticity of an RPM package. Use the command

     rpm -v --checksig 

    to verify the signature of the package, replacing  with the
    filename of the RPM package downloaded. The package is unmodified if it
    contains a valid signature from build@suse.de with the key ID 9C800ACA.

    This key is automatically imported into the RPM database (on
    RPMv4-based distributions) and the gpg key ring of 'root' during
    installation. You can also find it on the first installation CD and at
    the end of this announcement.

  - SUSE runs two security mailing lists to which any interested party may
    subscribe:

    opensuse-security@opensuse.org
        -   General Linux and SUSE security discussion.
            All SUSE security announcements are sent to this list.
            To subscribe, send an e-mail to
                .

    opensuse-security-announce@opensuse.org
        -   SUSE's announce-only mailing list.
            Only SUSE's security announcements are sent to this list.
            To subscribe, send an e-mail to
                .

    =====================================================================
    SUSE's security contact is  or .
    The  public key is listed below.
    =====================================================================
______________________________________________________________________________

    The information in this advisory may be distributed or reproduced,
    provided that the advisory is not modified in any way. In particular, the
    clear text signature should show proof of the authenticity of the text.

    SUSE Linux Products GmbH provides no warranties of any kind whatsoever
    with respect to the information contained in this security advisory.
 
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