[Scribus] Warning: Buffer overflow vulnerability in Adobe Reader

Ludi Maciel iludi
Fri Jul 8 00:01:05 CEST 2005

Security Advisory: Buffer overflow vulnerability in Adobe Reader (Linux, 
Solaris, HP-UX, IBM-AIX)
Advisory Name:  Buffer overflow vulnerability in Adobe Reader 
Release Date: July 05, 2005 
Product: Adobe Reader 5.0.9, 5.0.10 
Platform: Linux, Solaris, HP-UX, IBM-AIX 
Vulnerability Identifier: CAN-2005-1625 
Overview: A vulnerability within Adobe Reader has been identified. Under 
certain circumstances, remote exploitation of a buffer overflow in Adobe 
Reader could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code. 
 Adobe has solutions available that can rectify these issues. Please refer to 
the "Recommendations" section for further information. 
Effect: If exploited, it could allow the execution of arbitrary code under the 
privileges of the local user. Remote exploitation is possible if the 
malicious PDF document is sent as an email attachment or if the PDF document 
is accessed via a web link. 
Details: The vulnerability is within the Adobe Reader control. Under special 
circumstances, if a malicious PDF file is opened using Adobe Reader, a stack 
buffer overflow could occur resulting in the execution of arbitrary code. 

More in http://www.adobe.com/support/techdocs/329083.html


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