Vulnerability Details

Adobe Reader/Acrobat JavaScript Method Handling Vulnerability (Windows)

Published: 2008-10-01 15:01:16
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact:
Successful exploitation allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or an attacker could take complete control of an affected system or cause a denial of service condition.

Affected Versions:
Adobe Reader version 7.0.9 and prior - Windows(All) Adobe Reader versions 8.0 through 8.1.2 - Windows(All) Adobe Acrobat Professional version 7.0.9 and prior - Windows(All) Adobe Acrobat Professional versions 8.0 through 8.1.2 - Windows(All)

Technical Details:
The flaw is due to an input validation error in a JavaScript method, which could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code by tricking a user into opening a specially crafted PDF document.

Recommendations:
Apply Security Update mentioned in the advisory

Summary:
This host has Adobe Reader/Acrobat installed, which is/are prone to Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities.

Detection Type:
Windows Registry

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-2641

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29908

References:

http://secunia.com/advisories/30832
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/1906/products
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-15.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2008-10-01
Modified
2018-11-30
Category
Denial of Service

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