openSUSE Security Update : acroread (acroread-689)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 40182


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Multiple flaws in the JBIG2 decoder and the JavaScript engine of the Adobe Reader allowed attackers to crash acroread or even execute arbitrary code by tricking users into opening specially crafted PDF files.

(CVE-2009-0658, CVE-2009-0927, CVE-2009-0193, CVE-2009-0928, CVE-2009-1061, CVE-2009-1062)


Update the affected acroread package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 40182

File Name: suse_11_1_acroread-090325.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Modified: 2016/12/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:acroread, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.1

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: 2009/03/25

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (Adobe Collab.getIcon() Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0193, CVE-2009-0658, CVE-2009-0927, CVE-2009-0928, CVE-2009-1061, CVE-2009-1062

TRA: TRA-2009-01

CWE: 20, 119