Nuance PDF Reader pdfcore8.dll Heap Buffer Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has an application that is affected by a
heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Nuance PDF Reader installed on the remote host is prior
to 8.1. As such, it is affected by a heap-based buffer overflow
vulnerability. The vulnerability exists in the 'PDFCore8.dll' when
allocating memory for a font table directory during the handling of
naming tables when handling TTF files.

An attacker could exploit this issue by tricking a user into opening a
specially crafted document, resulting in arbitrary code execution.

See also :

http://www.nuance.com/products/pdf-reader/index.htm

Solution :

Upgrade to Nuance PDF Reader 8.1 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 67122 ()

Bugtraq ID: 60315

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0732