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CVE-2008-4815 Detail

Current Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 8.1.2 and earlier on Unix and Linux allows attackers to gain privileges via a Trojan Horse program in an unspecified directory that is associated with an insecure RPATH.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://download.oracle.com/sunalerts/1019937.1.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00002.html
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://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=469882
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46335

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.1:unknown:3d:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.1:unknown:professional:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.1:unknown:standard:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:*:unknown:3d:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
8.1.2
 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:*:unknown:professional:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
8.1.2
 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:*:unknown:standard:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
8.1.2
 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
8.0
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:unix:unix:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4815
NVD Published Date:
11/05/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018