This host is installed with Adobe Reader and is prone to symlink attack vulnerability.
Successful exploitation will allow attacker to create a symbolic link from a file in the /tmp directory to an arbitrary file on the system so that the arbitrary file is overwritten once the PDF file is opened. Impact Level: System/Application
Update to Adobe Reader version 5.0.5 or later. For Updates refer http://www.adobe.com
The flaw is due to the creation of insecure temporary files when opening or printing PDF files
Adobe Reader version 4.0.5 on Linux.
Get the installed version with the help of detect NVT and check the version is vulnerable or not.
Updated on 2017-03-28