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CVE-2008-2992 Detail

Current Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in Adobe Acrobat and Reader 8.1.2 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PDF file that calls the util.printf JavaScript function with a crafted format string argument, a related issue to CVE-2008-1104.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/04/2008      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2992
Original release date:
11/04/2008
Last revised:
09/28/2017
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 - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://download.oracle.com/sunalerts/1019937.1.html External Source SUNALERT 249366
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00002.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:026
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4549 Exploit External Source SREASON 4549
http://support.nortel.com/go/main.jsp?cscat=BLTNDETAIL&id=800801 External Source CONFIRM http://support.nortel.com/go/main.jsp?cscat=BLTNDETAIL&id=800801
http://support.nortel.com/go/main.jsp?cscat=BLTNDETAIL&id=909609 External Source CONFIRM http://support.nortel.com/go/main.jsp?cscat=BLTNDETAIL&id=909609
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-19.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-19.html
http://www.coresecurity.com/content/adobe-reader-buffer-overflow External Source MISC http://www.coresecurity.com/content/adobe-reader-buffer-overflow
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/593409 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#593409
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0974.html Patch External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0974
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/498027/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20081104 Secunia Research: Adobe Acrobat/Reader "util.printf()" Buffer Overflow
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/498032/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20081104 CORE-2008-0526: Adobe Reader Javascript Printf Buffer Overflow
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/498055/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20081104 ZDI-08-072: Adobe Acrobat PDF Javascript printf Stack Overflow Vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30035 External Source BID 30035
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32091 External Source BID 32091
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021140 External Source SECTRACK 1021140
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-309A.html US Government Resource External Source CERT TA08-309A
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3001 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-3001
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0098 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-0098
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-072/ External Source MISC http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-072/
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/6994 External Source EXPLOIT-DB 6994
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/7006 External Source EXPLOIT-DB 7006

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:4.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:4.0.5a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:4.0.5c:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:5.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:5.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:5.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:6.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:6.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:6.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:6.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:6.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:8.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 8.1.2
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:4.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:4.0.5a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:4.0.5c:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:6.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:6.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:6.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:6.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:6.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 8.1.2

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