How to Buy
This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated acroread packages that fix multiple security issues are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Extras, Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 4 Extras, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Supplementary.
This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
Adobe Reader allows users to view and print documents in Portable
Document Format (PDF).
Multiple security flaws were discovered in Adobe Reader. A specially
crafted PDF file could cause Adobe Reader to crash or, potentially,
execute arbitrary code as the user running Adobe Reader when opened.
(CVE-2009-0198, CVE-2009-0509, CVE-2009-0510, CVE-2009-0511,
CVE-2009-0512, CVE-2009-0888, CVE-2009-0889, CVE-2009-1855,
CVE-2009-1856, CVE-2009-1857, CVE-2009-1858, CVE-2009-1859,
All Adobe Reader users should install these updated packages. They
contain Adobe Reader version 8.1.6, which is not vulnerable to these
issues. All running instances of Adobe Reader must be restarted for
the update to take effect.
See also :
Update the affected acroread and / or acroread-plugin packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.8
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 40746 ()
Bugtraq ID: 352743528235289352933529435295352963529835299353003530235303
CVE ID: CVE-2009-0198CVE-2009-0509CVE-2009-0510CVE-2009-0511CVE-2009-0512CVE-2009-0888CVE-2009-0889CVE-2009-1855CVE-2009-1856CVE-2009-1857CVE-2009-1858CVE-2009-1859CVE-2009-1861CVE-2009-2028
Upgrade to Nessus Professional today!
Start your free Nessus Cloud trial now!
Begin Free Trial
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.