Adobe Reader < 7.0.8 Multiple Unspecified Vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 21698

Synopsis

The PDF file viewer on the remote Windows host is affected by several issues.

Description

The version of Adobe Reader installed on the remote host is earlier than 7.0.8 and thus reportedly is affected by several security issues. While details on the nature of these flaws is currently unknown, the vendor ranks them low, saying they have minimal impact and are difficult to exploit.

Solution

Upgrade to Adobe Reader 7.0.8 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?c51296a5

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 21698

File Name: adobe_reader_708.nasl

Version: 1.22

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 6/16/2006

Updated: 6/27/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader

Required KB Items: SMB/Acroread/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/8/2006

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/11/2006

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-3093

BID: 18445