openSUSE 10 Security Update : acroread (acroread-5749)

High Nessus Plugin ID 34943


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


The acroread package was update to fix several security vulnerabilities in the JavaScript engine. (CVE-2008-2992, CVE-2008-2549, CVE-2008-4812, CVE-2008-4813, CVE-2008-4817, CVE-2008-4816, CVE-2008-4814, CVE-2008-4815)


Update the affected acroread package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 34943

File Name: suse_acroread-5749.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/11/24

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:10.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.3

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: 2008/11/07

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (Adobe util.printf() Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2549, CVE-2008-2992, CVE-2008-4812, CVE-2008-4813, CVE-2008-4814, CVE-2008-4815, CVE-2008-4816, CVE-2008-4817

CWE: 20, 119, 264, 399