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CVE-2007-0103 Detail

Description

The Adobe PDF specification 1.3, as implemented by Adobe Acrobat before 8.0.0, allows remote attackers to have an unknown impact, possibly including denial of service (infinite loop), arbitrary code execution, or memory corruption, via a PDF file with a (1) crafted catalog dictionary or (2) a crafted Pages attribute that references an invalid page tree node.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/08/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-0103
Original release date:
01/08/2007
Last revised:
07/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (01/09/2008)

Some implementations of the PDF specification erroneously allow page tree objects that refer back to themselves. As a result, an infinite loop could be created. We believe this could only result in a denial of service against the application. We do not consider a user-assisted DoS of a client application to be a security issue.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305214 External Source CONFIRM http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305214
http://projects.info-pull.com/moab/MOAB-06-01-2007.html External Source MISC http://projects.info-pull.com/moab/MOAB-06-01-2007.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21910 Exploit External Source BID 21910
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017749 External Source SECTRACK 1017749
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-072A.html US Government Resource External Source CERT TA07-072A
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0930 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-0930
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/31364 External Source XF multiple-vendor-pdf-code-execution(31364)

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