SuSE9 Security Update : Acrobat Reader (YOU Patch Number 10316)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 58225


The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update fixes a buffer overflow in Acrobat Reader versions 5 and 7, where an attacker could execute code by providing a handmade PDF to the viewer.

The Acrobat Reader 5 versions of 9.1 and 9.2 were upgraded to Acrobat Reader 7. This version upgrade can cause new dependencies to appear, please check with the YaST Software Package Installation frontend if there are new dependencies and install the required packages.

Since this attack could be done via E-Mail messages or webpages, this should be considered to be remote exploitable.

This issue is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2005-1625.


Apply YOU patch number 10316.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 58225

File Name: suse9_10316.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/04/23

Modified: 2012/04/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2005/07/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1625