CVEdetails.com the ultimate security vulnerability data source
(e.g.: CVE-2009-1234 or 2010-1234 or 20101234)
Log In   Register   Reset Password   Activate Account
Vulnerability Feeds & WidgetsNew   www.itsecdb.com  

Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2992 (2 public exploits)

Stack-based buffer overflow in Adobe Acrobat and Reader 8.1.2 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PDF file that calls the util.printf JavaScript function with a crafted format string argument, a related issue to CVE-2008-1104.
Publish Date : 2008-11-04 Last Update Date : 2013-08-27
Search Twitter   Search YouTube   Search Google

- 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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat critical 2008-11-03 2008-11-04
If you are a vendor and you have additional data which can be automatically imported into our database, please contact admin @ cvedetails.com

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-2992 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20082992 unix
ELSA-2008:0974: acroread security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22747 unix
RHSA-2008:0974: acroread security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080974 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-2008-2992

# 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 4.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Adobe Acrobat 4.0.5c Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Adobe Acrobat 4.0.5a 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 7.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Adobe Acrobat 8.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Adobe Acrobat 8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Adobe Acrobat 8.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Adobe Acrobat 8.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0.5c Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0.5a Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Adobe Acrobat 30
Adobe Acrobat Reader 34

- References For CVE-2008-2992

http://download.oracle.com/sunalerts/1019937.1.html
SUNALERT 249366
http://secunia.com/advisories/32700
SECUNIA 32700
http://osvdb.org/49520
OSVDB 49520
http://secunia.com/advisories/29773
SECUNIA 29773
http://secunia.com/advisories/32872
SECUNIA 32872
http://secunia.com/advisories/35163
SECUNIA 35163
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2008-14/
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4549
SREASON 4549
http://support.nortel.com/go/main.jsp?cscat=BLTNDETAIL&id=800801 CONFIRM
http://support.nortel.com/go/main.jsp?cscat=BLTNDETAIL&id=909609 CONFIRM
http://www.coresecurity.com/content/adobe-reader-buffer-overflow
Exploit! http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/6994
MILW0RM 6994
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/498032/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20081104 CORE-2008-0526: Adobe Reader Javascript Printf Buffer Overflow
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/498027/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20081104 Secunia Research: Adobe Acrobat/Reader "util.printf()" Buffer Overflow
Exploit! http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/7006
MILW0RM 7006
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30035
BID 30035 Adobe Reader 'util.printf()' JavaScript Function Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2013-01-30
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/498055/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20081104 ZDI-08-072: Adobe Acrobat PDF Javascript printf Stack Overflow Vulnerability
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021140
SECTRACK 1021140
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32091
BID 32091 RETIRED: Adobe Acrobat and Reader 'util.printf()' Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-11-04
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3001
VUPEN ADV-2008-3001
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0974.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0974
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-19.html CONFIRM
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/593409
CERT-VN VU#593409
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0098
VUPEN ADV-2009-0098
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-072/
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-309A.html
CERT TA08-309A
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00002.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:026

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2992

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