Vulnerability CVE-2008-2992


Published: 2008-11-04   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
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.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
Adobe Reader Javascript Printf Buffer Overflow
CORE
05.11.2008

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
9.3/10
10/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Adobe -> Acrobat 
Adobe -> Acrobat reader 

 References:
http://download.oracle.com/sunalerts/1019937.1.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00002.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4549
http://support.nortel.com/go/main.jsp?cscat=BLTNDETAIL&id=800801
http://support.nortel.com/go/main.jsp?cscat=BLTNDETAIL&id=909609
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-19.html
http://www.coresecurity.com/content/adobe-reader-buffer-overflow
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/593409
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0974.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498027/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498032/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498055/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30035
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32091
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021140
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-309A.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3001
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0098
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-072/
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/6994
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/7006

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