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CVE-2007-5909 Detail


Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in Autonomy (formerly Verity) KeyView Viewer, Filter, and Export SDK before, as used by ActivePDF DocConverter, IBM Lotus Notes before 7.0.3, Symantec Mail Security, and other products, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted (1) AG file to kpagrdr.dll, (2) AW file to awsr.dll, (3) DLL or (4) EXE file to exesr.dll, (5) DOC file to mwsr.dll, (6) MIF file to mifsr.dll, (7) SAM file to lasr.dll, or (8) RTF file to rtfsr.dll. NOTE: the WPD (wp6sr.dll) vector is covered by CVE-2007-5910.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/09/2007


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

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