Adobe Reader < 9.3.4 / 8.2.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB10-17)

High Nessus Plugin ID 48375

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VPR Score: 9


The version of Adobe Reader on the remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Adobe Reader installed on the remote host is earlier than 9.3.4 / 8.2.4. Such versions are reportedly affected by multiple vulnerabilities :
- Multiple vulnerabilities in the bundled Flash Player as noted in APSB10-16. (CVE-2010-0209, CVE-2010-2188, CVE-2010-2213, CVE-2010-2214, CVE-2010-2215, CVE-2010-2216)

- A social engineering attack could lead to code execution. (CVE-2010-1240)

- An integer overflow vulnerability could lead to code execution. (CVE-2010-2862)


Upgrade to Adobe Reader 9.3.4 / 8.2.4 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 48375

File Name: adobe_reader_apsb10-17.nasl

Version: 1.21

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2010/08/19

Updated: 2018/09/17

Dependencies: 20836

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

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: 2010/08/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/08/04

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Adobe PDF Escape EXE Social Engineering (No JavaScript))

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0209, CVE-2010-1240, CVE-2010-2188, CVE-2010-2213, CVE-2010-2214, CVE-2010-2215, CVE-2010-2216, CVE-2010-2862

BID: 39109, 40798, 42203, 42358, 42361, 42362, 42363, 42364

Secunia: 40766, 40907