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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
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa07-04.html
http://www.gnucitizen.org/blog/0day-pdf-pwns-windows
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/480080/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25748
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018723
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-297B.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3392 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36722

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-94 Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection') NIST  
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:8.1:*:windows:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.1:*:windows:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5020
NVD Published Date:
09/21/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018