FreeBSD : acroread -- plug-in buffer overflow vulnerability (f74dc01b-0e83-11da-bc08-0001020eed82)
High Nessus Plugin ID 21540
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
DescriptionA Adobe Security Advisory reports :
The identified vulnerability is a buffer overflow within a core application plug-in, which is part of Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader.
If a malicious file were opened it could trigger a buffer overflow as the file is being loaded into Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader. A buffer overflow can cause the application to crash and increase the risk of malicious code execution.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.