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The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
Adobe has discontinued the support of Adobe Reader for Linux in June
Newer security problems and bugs are no longer fixed.
As the Adobe Reader is binary only software and we cannot provide a
replacement, SUSE declares the acroread package of Adobe Reader as
being out of support and unmaintained.
If you do not need Acrobat Reader, we recommend to uninstall the
This update removes the Acrobat Reader PDF plugin to avoid automatic
exploitation by clicking on web pages with embedded PDFs.
The stand alone 'acroread' binary is still available, but again, we do
not recommend to use it.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.
See also :
To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 :
zypper in -t patch sledsp3-acroread-8689
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 :
zypper in -t patch sledsp2-acroread-8688
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.
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