Adobe Reader Unsupported Version Detection

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 56213


The remote host contains an unsupported version of Adobe Reader.


According to its self-reported version, the installation of Adobe Reader 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 Reader that is currently supported.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 56213

File Name: adobe_reader_unsupported.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2011/09/15

Modified: 2017/12/07

Dependencies: 20836

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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


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_reader

Required KB Items: SMB/Acroread/Version