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Adobe Acrobat/Reader ActiveX Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Adobe Acrobat/Reader ActiveX Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/27/1999
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/25/2005
Modified
12/04/2013

Description

Certain versions of Adobe Acrobat/Reader are vulnerable to buffer overflow that is triggered when the ActiveX control parses corrupt PDF documents. As a result, a malicious web site can cause the local system to execute arbitrary code under the privileges of the Adobe process.

Solution(s)

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