SuSE 10 Security Update : acroread (ZYPP Patch Number 6802)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 51695


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


Specially crafted PDF files could crash acroread. Attackers could exploit that to potentially execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2009-3953 / CVE-2009-3954 / CVE-2009-3955 / CVE-2009-3956 / CVE-2009-3957 / CVE-2009-3958 / CVE-2009-3959 / CVE-2009-4324)

Acrobat reader was updated to version 9.3 to fix those security issues.


Apply ZYPP patch number 6802.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 51695

File Name: suse_acroread-6802.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/01/27

Modified: 2016/12/22

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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: 2010/01/28

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (Adobe Use After Free Vulnerability)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3953, CVE-2009-3954, CVE-2009-3955, CVE-2009-3956, CVE-2009-3957, CVE-2009-3958, CVE-2009-3959, CVE-2009-4324

CWE: 16, 94, 119, 189, 399