Bug 450078 - (CVE-2008-2549) CVE-2008-2549 acroread: crash and possible code execution
CVE-2008-2549 acroread: crash and possible code execution
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
unspecified
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=C...
source=cve,reported=20080604,public=2...
: Security
Depends On: 469916 469917 469918
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Reported: 2008-06-05 02:54 EDT by Tomas Hoger
Modified: 2008-11-13 10:35 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-11-13 10:35:58 EST
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2008-06-05 02:55 EDT, Tomas Hoger
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Description Tomas Hoger 2008-06-05 02:54:03 EDT
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2008-2549 to the following vulnerability:

Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.1.2 and earlier allows remote attackers to
cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute
arbitrary code via a malformed PDF document, as demonstrated by
2008-HI2.pdf.

References:
http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/5687
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29420
Comment 4 Tomas Hoger 2008-11-05 03:18:22 EST
Fixed upstream in 8.1.3:
  http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-19.html
Comment 6 Red Hat Product Security 2008-11-13 10:35:58 EST
This issue was addressed in:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras:
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0974.html

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