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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
Description Last Modified:  09/21/2007
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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:
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

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

Technical Details

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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