This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 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-188.8.131.52'
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