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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-0045

Original release date: 01/03/2007
Last revised: 09/13/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Adobe Acrobat Reader Plugin before 8.0.0, and possibly the plugin distributed with Adobe Reader 7.x before 7.1.4, 8.x before 8.1.7, and 9.x before 9.2, for Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 SP1, Google Chrome, Opera 8.5.4 build 770, and Opera 9.10.8679 on Windows allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary JavaScript and conduct other attacks via a .pdf URL with a javascript: or res: URI with (1) FDF, (2) XML, and (3) XFDF AJAX parameters, or (4) an arbitrarily named name=URI anchor identifier, aka "Universal XSS (UXSS)."

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33754
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#815960
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0021
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23483
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-02.html
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070103 Universal XSS with PDF files: highly dangerous
External Source: SREASON
Name: 2090
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-286B
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070103 Re: Universal XSS with PDF files: highly dangerous
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6487
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102847
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200701-16
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02153
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017469
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-15.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24457
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070103 Adobe Acrobat Reader Plugin - Multiple Vulnerabilities
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23882
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9693
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1023007
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061181
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23691
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070104 Universal PDF XSS After Party
External Source: XF
Name: adobe-acrobat-pdf-xss(31271)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2009/01/stable-beta-update-yahoo-mail-and.html
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0032
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.disenchant.ch/blog/hacking-with-browser-plugins/34
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.gnucitizen.org/blog/danger-danger-danger/
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa07-02.html
External Source: BID
Name: 21858
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0017
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.gnucitizen.org/blog/universal-pdf-xss-after-party
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-2898
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb07-01.html
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070103 RE: [WEB SECURITY] Universal XSS with PDF files: highly dangerous
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070103 Re: [WEB SECURITY] Universal XSS with PDF files: highly dangerous
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24533
Type: Advisory
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2007-066-05
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa07-01.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0957
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.wisec.it/vulns.php?page=9
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:011
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23812
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23877
Type: Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6487
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9693
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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