SuSE9 Security Update : Acrobat Reader (YOU Patch Number 10316)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 58225
SynopsisThe remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionThis 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.
SolutionApply YOU patch number 10316.