FreeBSD : acroread -- XML External Entity vulnerability (02bc9b7c-e019-11d9-a8bd-000cf18bbe54)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18820


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Sverre H. Huseby discovered a vulnerability in Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader. Under certain circumstances, using XML scripts it is possible to discover the existence of local files.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 18820

File Name: freebsd_pkg_02bc9b7ce01911d9a8bd000cf18bbe54.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:acroread7, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ja-acroread, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2005/06/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/06/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1306