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CVE-2008-5492 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the PDFVIEW.PdfviewCtrl.1 ActiveX control in pdfview.ocx 2.0.0.1 in VeryDOC PDF Viewer OCX Control allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long first argument to the OpenPDF method. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Source:  MITRE
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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
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4715
http://www.bmgsec.com.au/advisories/openpdf.txt Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32313 Exploit
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46622
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/7126

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:verypdf:verydoc_pdf_viewer:2.0.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5492
NVD Published Date:
12/12/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017