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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-2992

Original release date: 11/04/2008
Last revised: 08/27/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

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.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (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: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: OSVDB
Name: 49520
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.nortel.com/go/main.jsp?cscat=BLTNDETAIL&id=800801
External Source: BID
Name: 30035
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 6994
External Source: BID
Name: 32091
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-3001
Type: Advisory
External Source: SREASON
Name: 4549
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0974
Type: Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#593409
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32872
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29773
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.nortel.com/go/main.jsp?cscat=BLTNDETAIL&id=909609
External Source: MISC
Name: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2008-14/
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.coresecurity.com/content/adobe-reader-buffer-overflow
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:026
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-072/
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20081104 ZDI-08-072: Adobe Acrobat PDF Javascript printf Stack Overflow Vulnerability
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20081104 CORE-2008-0526: Adobe Reader Javascript Printf Buffer Overflow
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20081104 Secunia Research: Adobe Acrobat/Reader "util.printf()" Buffer Overflow
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-19.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0098
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA08-309A
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 249366
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 7006
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021140
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35163
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32700
Type: Advisory

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.2 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.0.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.9
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.8
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.7
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.6
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.4
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:6.0.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:6.0.4
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:6.0.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:6.0.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:6.0.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:6.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:5.0.6
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:5.0.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:5.0.10
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:5.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:4.0.5c
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:4.0.5a
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:4.0.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:4.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:3.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:3.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.6
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.7
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.8
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.9
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.4
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.1.2 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.1.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:6.0.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:6.0.4
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:6.0.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:6.0.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:6.0.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:6.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.0.9
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.0.7
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.0.6
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.0.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.0.11
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.0.10
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:4.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:4.0.5c
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:4.0.5a
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:4.0.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:4.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:3.0
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