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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-1104

Original release date: 05/21/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Stack-based buffer overflow in Foxit Reader before 2.3 build 2912 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF file, related to the util.printf JavaScript function and floating point specifiers in format strings.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
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 disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020050
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080520 Secunia Research: Foxit Reader "util.printf()" Buffer Overflow
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#119747
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.nortel.com/go/main.jsp?cscat=BLTNDETAIL&id=800801
External Source: XF
Name: foxitreader-utilprintf-bo(42531)
External Source: BID
Name: 29288
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3899
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1572

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:foxitsoftware:reader:2.3 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:foxitsoftware:reader:2.2
* cpe:/a:foxitsoftware:reader:2.0

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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