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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-2549

Original release date: 06/04/2008
Last revised: 11/05/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.1.2 and earlier, and before 7.1.1, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a malformed PDF document, as demonstrated by 2008-HI2.pdf.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
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: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:026
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-3001
External Source: XF
Name: acrobatreader-pdf-dos(42886)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-19.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35163
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32700
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32872
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.nortel.com/go/main.jsp?cscat=BLTNDETAIL&id=800801
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA08-309A
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.nortel.com/go/main.jsp?cscat=BLTNDETAIL&id=909609
External Source: BID
Name: 29420
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 249366
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021140
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0098
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 5687
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-04.html
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0974

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