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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5020

Unspecified vulnerability in Adobe Acrobat and Reader 8.1 on Windows allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF file, related to the mailto: option and Internet Explorer 7 on Windows XP. NOTE: this information is based upon a vague pre-advisory by a reliable researcher.
Publish Date : 2007-09-21 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 94

- Vendor Statements

According to Abobe this issue affects only the Windows platform and therefore does not affect Adobe Acrobat Reader as distributed with Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras. http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa07-04.html
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-5020

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Adobe Acrobat 8.1 Windows Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.1 Windows Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Adobe Acrobat 1
Adobe Acrobat Reader 1

- References For CVE-2007-5020

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa07-04.html CONFIRM
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/3392
VUPEN ADV-2007-3392
http://www.gnucitizen.org/blog/0day-pdf-pwns-windows
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/480080/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070920 0day: PDF pwns Windows
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25748
BID 25748 Adobe Acrobat Mailto PDF File Command Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2007-11-03
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018723
SECTRACK 1018723
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-297B.html
CERT TA07-297B
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/36722
XF adobe-unspecified-pdf-code-execution(36722)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5020

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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