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CVE-2007-5020 Detail

Current Description

Unspecified vulnerability in Adobe Acrobat and Reader 8.1 on Windows allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF file, related to the mailto: option and Internet Explorer 7 on Windows XP. NOTE: this information is based upon a vague pre-advisory by a reliable researcher.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/21/2007      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5020
Original release date:
09/21/2007
Last revised:
07/28/2017
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
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 (10/08/2007)

According to Abobe this issue affects only the Windows platform and therefore does not affect Adobe Acrobat Reader as distributed with Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras. http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa07-04.html

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa07-04.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa07-04.html
http://www.gnucitizen.org/blog/0day-pdf-pwns-windows External Source MISC http://www.gnucitizen.org/blog/0day-pdf-pwns-windows
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/480080/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070920 0day: PDF pwns Windows
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25748 External Source BID 25748
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018723 External Source SECTRACK 1018723
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-297B.html US Government Resource External Source CERT TA07-297B
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3392 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3392
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36722 External Source XF adobe-unspecified-pdf-code-execution(36722)

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