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CVE-2008-4812 Detail

Description

Array index error in Adobe Reader and Acrobat, and the Explorer extension (aka AcroRd32Info), 8.1.2, 8.1.1, and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF document that triggers an out-of-bounds write, related to parsing of Type 1 fonts.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/05/2008

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:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://download.oracle.com/sunalerts/1019937.1.html
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=755
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00002.html
http://support.nortel.com/go/main.jsp?cscat=BLTNDETAIL&id=800801
http://support.nortel.com/go/main.jsp?cscat=BLTNDETAIL&id=909609
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-19.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0974.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32100
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021140
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-309A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3001
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0098
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46332

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4812
NVD Published Date:
11/05/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018