Adobe Acrobat < 7.1.0 / 8.1.2 Unspecified JavaScript Method Handling Arbitrary Code Execution

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Synopsis :

The version of Adobe Acrobat on the remote Windows host is affected by
a JavaScript parsing vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Adobe Acrobat installed on the remote Windows host
contains a flaw in the 'Collab.collectEmailInfo()' function that may
allow a remote attacker to crash the application or to take control of
the affected system.

To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to trick a user on the
affected system into opening a specially crafted PDF file using the
affected application.

See also :

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-15.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Adobe Acrobat 7.1.0 / 8.1.2 with Security Update 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 : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 40801 (adobe_acrobat_812_su1.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 29908

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2641

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