openSUSE 10 Security Update : acroread (acroread-2506)

High Nessus Plugin ID 27144


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


The Adobe Acrobat Reader has been updated to version 7.0.9.

This update also includes following security fixes :

CVE-2006-5857: A memory corruption problem was fixed in Adobe Acrobat Reader can potentially lead to code execution.

CVE-2007-0044: Universal Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF) problems were fixed in the Acrobat Reader plugin which could be exploited by remote attackers to conduct CSRF attacks using any site that is providing PDFs.

CVE-2007-0045: Cross site scripting problems in the Acrobat Reader plugin were fixed, which could be exploited by remote attackers to conduct XSS attacks against any site that is providing PDFs.

CVE-2007-0046: A double free problem in the Acrobat Reader plugin was fixed which could be used by remote attackers to potentially execute arbitrary code. Note that all platforms using Adobe Reader currently have counter measures against such attack where it will just cause a controlled abort().

CVE-2007-0047 and CVE-2007-0048 affect only Microsoft Windows and Internet Explorer.


Update the affected acroread package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27144

File Name: suse_acroread-2506.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2016/12/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:acroread, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/01/21

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

CWE: 352, 399