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CVE-2006-6027 Detail


Adobe Reader (Adobe Acrobat Reader) 7.0 through 7.0.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long argument string to the LoadFile method in an AcroPDF ActiveX control.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/21/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
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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)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (11/23/2006)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect Linux versions of Adobe Reader.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name Exploit External Source MISC External Source MISC External Source SECTRACK 1017297 External Source CONFIRM US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#198908 External Source BUGTRAQ 20061205 eEye's Zero-Day Tracker Launch Exploit External Source BID 21155 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-4751 External Source XF adobe-acrobat-acropdf-code-execution(30574)

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