SuSE 10 Security Update : acroread (ZYPP Patch Number 2508)

High Nessus Plugin ID 29370


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


The Adobe Acrobat Reader has been updated to version 7.0.9.

This update also includes following security fixes :

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

- 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-2007-0044)

- 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-2007-0045)

- 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-2007-0046)


Apply ZYPP patch number 2508.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29370

File Name: suse_acroread-2508.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.19 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/01/19

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

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

CWE: 352, 399