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Adobe Reader 'File Extension' Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

8 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with Adobe Reader and is prone to buffer overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

Flaw exist due to a parsing and boundary error when splitting filename paths into components.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Adobe Reader version 6.0 and 6.0.1 on Windows.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Adobe Reader 6.0.2 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)