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Bug 94721 - app-text/acroread: remote exploitable overflow (v-s)
Summary: app-text/acroread: remote exploitable overflow (v-s)
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Other
: High major (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: A2 [upstream]
Depends on:
Reported: 2005-06-01 04:38 UTC by Thierry Carrez (RETIRED)
Modified: 2007-08-16 18:35 UTC (History)
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Description Thierry Carrez (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2005-06-01 04:38:39 UTC
Sebastian Krahmer (SuSE) found two issues in Acrobat Reader, both allowing remote code execution upon viewing a PDF file.

One is for Acrobat 7 and requires you have the system-mailer as your default mailer.
The other is for Acrobat 5 and requires that the webbrowser is 'mozilla-like' and no instance is running already when the PDF is viewed.

Adobe is working on a fix.
Comment 1 Thierry Carrez (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2005-09-13 04:34:35 UTC
Doesn't look like high prio on Adobe stack. Or maybe it was related to the
recently released problem.

I think we should keep this one closed until (if) it surfaces again. Feel free
to reopen if you disagree.