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Adobe Acrobat/Reader Filename Overflow Vulnerability

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Adobe Acrobat/Reader Filename Overflow Vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/27/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/21/2005
Modified
12/04/2013

Description

Certain versions of Adobe Acrobat/Reader do not properly parse filenames. As a result, a specially crafted PDF filename can overflow an internal buffer when opened and execute arbitrary code under the privileges of the Acrobat/Reader process.

Solution(s)

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