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CVE-2006-6236 Detail

Description

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 (1) src, (2) setPageMode, (3) setLayoutMode, and (4) setNamedDest methods in an AcroPDF ActiveX control, a different set of vectors than CVE-2006-6027.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/03/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-6236
Original release date:
12/03/2006
Last revised:
10/18/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
Vector:
(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:
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 (12/19/2006)

Not vulnerable. This issue does not affect the Linux version of Adobe Reader.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://research.eeye.com/html/alerts/zeroday/20061128.html External Source MISC http://research.eeye.com/html/alerts/zeroday/20061128.html
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa06-02.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa06-02.html
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/198908 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#198908
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/453579/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20061205 eEye's Zero-Day Tracker Launch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21338 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source BID 21338
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21813 External Source BID 21813
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4751 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-4751
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30574 External Source XF adobe-acrobat-acropdf-code-execution(30574)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/31167 External Source XF adobe-acropdf-activex-dos(31167)
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/3040 External Source EXPLOIT-DB 3040

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