the ultimate security vulnerability data source
(e.g.: CVE-2009-1234 or 2010-1234 or 20101234)
Log In   Register
Vulnerability Feeds & WidgetsNew  

Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-5857

Adobe Reader and Acrobat 7.0.8 and earlier allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute code via a crafted PDF file that triggers memory corruption and overwrites a subroutine pointer during rendering.
Publish Date : 2006-12-31 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
Search Twitter   Search YouTube   Search Google

- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeMemory corruption
CWE ID 399

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat critical 2007-01-04 2007-01-10
If you are a vendor and you have additional data which can be automatically imported into our database, please contact admin @

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Adobe Reader and Acrobat 7.0.8 and earlier allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute code via a crafted PDF file ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11698 unix
Adobe Reader and Acrobat 7.0.8 and earlier allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute code (CVE-2006-5857) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29480 windows
CVE-2006-5857 unix
RHSA-2007:0017: Adobe Acrobat Reader security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070017 unix
RHSA-2007:0021: Adobe Acrobat Reader security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070021 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-5857

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Adobe Acrobat 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Adobe Acrobat 3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Adobe Acrobat 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Adobe Acrobat 4.0.5c Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Adobe Acrobat 4.0.5a Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Adobe Acrobat 4.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Adobe Acrobat 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Adobe Acrobat 5.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Adobe Acrobat 5.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Adobe Acrobat 5.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Adobe Acrobat 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Adobe Acrobat 6.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Adobe Acrobat 6.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Adobe Acrobat 6.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Adobe Acrobat 6.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Adobe Acrobat 6.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Adobe Acrobat 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Adobe Acrobat 7.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Adobe Acrobat 7.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Adobe Acrobat 7.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Adobe Acrobat 7.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Adobe Acrobat 7.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Adobe Acrobat 7.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Adobe Acrobat 7.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Adobe Acrobat 7.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0.5c Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0.5a Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Adobe Acrobat 25
Adobe Acrobat Reader 29

- References For CVE-2006-5857
FULLDISC 20070109 Adobe Reader Remote Heap Memory Corruption - Subroutine Pointer Overwrite
OSVDB 31316
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:011
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0021
VUPEN ADV-2007-0115
SECTRACK 1017491
GENTOO GLSA-200701-16
VUPEN ADV-2007-0957
CERT-VN VU#698924
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0017
BID 21981 Adobe Acrobat Reader Unspecified Heap Corruption Vulnerability Release Date:2007-11-03
BUGTRAQ 20070110 Adobe Reader Remote Heap Memory Corruption - Subroutine Pointer Overwrite CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-5857

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

CVE is a registred trademark of the MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of CVE content is MITRE's CVE web site. CWE is a registred trademark of the MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of CWE content is MITRE's CWE web site. OVAL is a registered trademark of The MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of OVAL content is MITRE's OVAL web site.
Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. It is the responsibility of user to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other content. EACH USER WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY consequences of his or her direct or indirect use of this web site. ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. This site will NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT or any other kind of loss.