FreeBSD : acroread5 -- mailListIsPdf() buffer overflow vulnerability (28e93883-539f-11d9-a9e7-0001020eed82)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

An iDEFENSE Security Advisory reports :

Remote exploitation of a buffer overflow in version 5.09 of Adobe
Acrobat Reader for Unix could allow for execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability specifically exists in a the function
mailListIsPdf(). This function checks if the input file is an email
message containing a PDF. It unsafely copies user-supplied data using
strcat into a fixed sized buffer.

See also :

http://www.adobe.com/support/techdocs/331153.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?cd6783cb
http://www.nessus.org/u?6b97a167

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18879 (freebsd_pkg_28e93883539f11d9a9e70001020eed82.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1152

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