CVE-2008-4815

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Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 8.1.2 and earlier on Unix and Linux allows attackers to gain privileges via a Trojan Horse program in an unspecified directory that is associated with an insecure RPATH.

References

http://download.oracle.com/sunalerts/1019937.1.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00002.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/32700

http://secunia.com/advisories/32872

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-19.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0974.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32100

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021140

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-309A.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3001

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0098

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=469882

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46335

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-11-05

Updated: 2018-10-30

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (5 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
40730RHEL 3 / 4 / 5 : acroread (RHSA-2008:0974)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
39905openSUSE Security Update : acroread (acroread-295)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
35367GLSA-200901-09 : Adobe Reader: User-assisted execution of arbitrary codeNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
high
34943openSUSE 10 Security Update : acroread (acroread-5749)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
34942SuSE 10 Security Update : Acrobat Reader (ZYPP Patch Number 5746)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high