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SUSE-SA:2005:047: acroread

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the acroread package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:047 (acroread).


A buffer overflow was found in the core application plug-in for the
Adobe Reader, that permits attackers to cause a denial of service
(crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors.

This is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2005-2470.

Note that for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 and SUSE Linux Desktop 1
Acrobat Reader support was already discontinued by an earlier
announcement.


Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/advisories/2005_47_acroread.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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