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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Checks version of Adobe Reader
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The PDF file viewer on the remote Windows host is affected by several issues.
The version of Adobe Reader installed on the remote host is earlier than 7.0.8
and thus reportedly is affected by several security issues. While details on
the nature of these flaws is currently unknown, the vendor ranks them low,
saying they have minimal impact and are difficult to exploit.
See also :
Upgrade to Adobe Reader 7.0.8 or later.
Network Security Threat Level:
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
Networks Security ID: 18445
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security
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