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CVE-2008-0883 Detail

Description

acroread in Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.1.2 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files related to SSL certificate handling.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/05/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.7 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/06/2008)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2008-0883 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-03/msg00001.html
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-240106-1
http://support.novell.com/techcenter/psdb/d8c48c63359fc807624182696d3d149c.html Patch
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa08-02.html
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200803-26.xml
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0641.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28091
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019539
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0765/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2289
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/40987

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0883
NVD Published Date:
03/05/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017