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acroread -- buffer overflow vulnerability

Affected packages
0 <= acroread4
0 <= acroread5
acroread < 7.0.0
5.*,1 < acroread < 7.0.0,1


VuXML ID 70c59485-ee5a-11d9-8310-0001020eed82
Discovery 2005-07-05
Entry 2005-07-06

An Adobe Security Advisory reports:

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.

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.


CVE Name CVE-2005-1625