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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0525

Original release date: 02/02/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Multiple Adobe products, including (1) Photoshop CS2, (2) Illustrator CS2, and (3) Adobe Help Center, install a large number of .EXE and .DLL files with write-access permission for the Everyone group, which allows local users to gain privileges via Trojan horse programs.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally 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: SECTRACK
Name: 1015579
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015578
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-0431
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.adobe.com/support/techdocs/332644.html
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.cs.princeton.edu/~sudhakar/papers/winval.pdf
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015577
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#953860
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060131 Windows Access Control Demystified
External Source: BID
Name: 16451
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 22908
External Source: XF
Name: adobe-insecure-default-permissions(24464)

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:3.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:3.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:4.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:4.0.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:4.0.5a
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:4.0.5c
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:5.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:5.0.10
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:5.0.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:6.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:6.0.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:6.0.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:6.0.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:6.0.4
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:3.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:4.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:4.0.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:4.0.5a
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:4.0.5c
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:4.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.0.10
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.0.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:6.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:6.0.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:6.0.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:6.0.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:6.0.4
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:creative_suite:1.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:creative_suite:1.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:creative_suite:2.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:illustrator:10.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:illustrator:7.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:illustrator:8.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:illustrator:9.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:illustrator:cs
* cpe:/a:adobe:illustrator:cs3
* cpe:/a:adobe:indesign:cs
* cpe:/a:adobe:indesign:cs3
* cpe:/a:adobe:pagemaker:6.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:pagemaker:6.5::plus
* cpe:/a:adobe:pagemaker:7.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:pagemaker:7.0::plus
* cpe:/a:adobe:photoshop:7.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:photoshop:8.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:photoshop:9.0.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:photoshop:le
* cpe:/a:adobe:premiere:1.5::pro
* cpe:/a:adobe:version_cue:1.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:version_cue:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:version_cue:gold::mac_os_x

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)