Adobe Acrobat Unsupported Version Detection

critical Nessus Plugin ID 56212


The remote host contains an unsupported version of Adobe Acrobat.


According to its self-reported version, the installation of Adobe Acrobat on the remote Windows host is no longer supported.

Lack of support implies that no new security patches for the product will be released by the vendor. As a result, it is likely to contain security vulnerabilities.


Upgrade to a version of Adobe Acrobat that is currently supported.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 56212

File Name: adobe_acrobat_unsupported.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 9/15/2011

Updated: 4/5/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information

CVSS Score Rationale: Tenable score for unsupported products.


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS Score Source: manual


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat

Required KB Items: SMB/Acrobat/Version

Reference Information

IAVA: 0001-A-0505