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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
Description Last Modified:  12/03/2006

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Provides administrator access
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.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://research.eeye.com/html/alerts/zeroday/20061128.html
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa06-02.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/198908 US Government Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/453579/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21338 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21813
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4751
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30574
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/31167
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/3040

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-6236
NVD Published Date:
12/03/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2018