How to Buy
This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200508-11
(Adobe Reader: Buffer Overflow)
A buffer overflow has been reported within a core application
plug-in, which is part of Adobe Reader.
An attacker may create a specially crafted PDF file, enticing a
user to open it. This could trigger a buffer overflow as the file is
being loaded, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Adobe Reader users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/acroread-184.108.40.206'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 19484 (gentoo_GLSA-200508-11.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-2470
Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more
The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best website experience. If you continue without changing these settings, you consent to this - but if you want, you can opt out of all cookies by clicking below.