Adobe Reader < 9.1.3 Flash Handling Unspecified Arbitrary Code Execution (APSB09-10)

high Nessus Plugin ID 40494


The PDF file viewer on the remote Windows host is affected by a memory corruption vulnerability.


The version of Adobe Reader 9 installed on the remote host is earlier than 9.1.3. Such versions are reportedly affected by a memory corruption vulnerability that could potentially lead to code execution.


Upgrade to Adobe Reader 9.1.3 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 40494

File Name: adobe_reader_913.nasl

Version: 1.21

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 8/5/2009

Updated: 6/8/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.2


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2009-1862

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: 7/30/2009

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 6/22/2022

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1862

BID: 35759

CWE: 94