Upstream information

CVE-2008-2042 at MITRE


The Javascript API in Adobe Acrobat Professional 7.0.9 and possibly 8.1.1 exposes a dangerous method, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands or trigger a buffer overflow via a crafted PDF file that invokes app.checkForUpdate with a malicious callback function.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 388126 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Jun 28 04:00:41 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:41 2022