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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0836

Original release date: 03/10/2009
Last revised: 04/06/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Foxit Reader 2.3 before Build 3902 and 3.0 before Build 1506, including 1120 and 1301, does not require user confirmation before performing dangerous actions defined in a PDF file, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary programs and have unspecified other impact via a crafted file, as demonstrated by the "Open/Execute a file" action.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
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: BID
Name: 34035
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf/reader/security.htm#bypass
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0634
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.coresecurity.com/content/foxit-reader-vulnerabilities
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090309 Foxit Reader Multiple Vulnerabilities (CORE-2009-0218)
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021824
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34036
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://blog.zoller.lu/2009/03/remote-code-execution-in-pdf-still.html
External Source: MLIST
Name: [dailydave] 20100402 0day, it may not be

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:foxitsoftware:reader:2.3
* cpe:/a:foxitsoftware:reader:3.0

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