Adobe Reader < 6.0.6 / 7.0.9 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 24002

Synopsis

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

Description

The version of Adobe Reader installed on the remote host is earlier than 7.0.9 / 8.0 and is, therefore, reportedly affected by several security issues, including one that can lead to arbitrary code execution when processing a malicious PDF file.

Solution

Upgrade to Adobe Reader 6.0.6 / 7.0.9 / 8.0 or later.

See Also

https://www.piotrbania.com/all/adv/adobe-acrobat-adv.txt

https://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2007/Jan/199

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb07-01.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 24002

File Name: adobe_reader_709.nasl

Version: 1.24

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2007/01/10

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 20836

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader

Required KB Items: SMB/Acroread/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/01/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/12/27

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-5857, CVE-2007-0044, CVE-2007-0045, CVE-2007-0046, CVE-2007-0047, CVE-2007-0048

BID: 21858, 21981

CWE: 352, 399