SuSE 11 / 11.1 Security Update : acroread_ja (SAT Patch Numbers 3638 / 3639)

High Nessus Plugin ID 51087


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.


This update of acroread fixes two critical vulnerabilities. The first one in referenced by CVE-2010-3654 and exists in the integrated authplay component that may allow remote attackers to take control over a victims system.

(CVE-2010-3654: CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (critical) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P): Buffer Errors (CWE-119))

The other issue was disclosed on full-disclosure to demonstrate a denial of service attack, an extend of this attack to execute arbitrary code could be possible.

(CVE-2010-4091: CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (critical) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P): Buffer Errors (CWE-119))


Apply SAT patch number 3638 / 3639 as appropriate.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 51087

File Name: suse_11_acroread_ja-101203.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/12/09

Modified: 2016/12/21

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:suse_linux:11:acroread_ja, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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: 2010/12/03

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (Adobe Flash Player "Button" Remote Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3654, CVE-2010-4091

CWE: 119