SecurityTracker.com
    Home    |    View Topics    |    Search    |    Contact Us    |   

SecurityTracker
Archives


 


Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Adobe Acrobat/Reader Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Acrobat Buffer Oveflow in Distilling to PDF Lets Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1016477
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1016477
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-3453   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 12 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.0.4 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Adobe Acrobat. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted file that, when distilled into a PDF document by the target user, will trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when distilled into a PDF document by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (6.0.5), available at:

http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads

The Adobe advisory is available at:

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb06-09.html

Vendor URL:  www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb06-09.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents



[Original Message Not Available for Viewing]


Go to the Top of This SecurityTracker Archive Page





Home   |    View Topics   |    Search   |    Contact Us

This web site uses cookies for web analytics. Learn More

Copyright 2019, SecurityGlobal.net LLC