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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4815

Untrusted search path vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 8.1.2 and earlier on Unix and Linux allows attackers to gain privileges via a Trojan Horse program in an unspecified directory that is associated with an insecure RPATH.
Publish Date : 2008-11-05 Last Update Date : 2012-11-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2008-11-03 2008-11-04
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-4815 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20084815 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-2008-4815

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Adobe Acrobat 8.1.1 Unknown Professional Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Adobe Acrobat 8.1.1 Unknown 3D Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Adobe Acrobat 8.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Adobe Acrobat 8.1.1 Unknown Standard Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Adobe Acrobat 8.1.2 Unknown 3D Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Adobe Acrobat 8.1.2 Unknown Professional Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Adobe Acrobat 8.1.2 Unknown Standard Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Adobe Reader 8.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Adobe Acrobat 7
Adobe Reader 1

- References For CVE-2008-4815

http://download.oracle.com/sunalerts/1019937.1.html
SUNALERT 249366
http://secunia.com/advisories/32700
SECUNIA 32700
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=469882
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0098
VUPEN ADV-2009-0098
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3001
VUPEN ADV-2008-3001
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021140
SECTRACK 1021140
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32100
BID 32100 Adobe Acrobat and Reader 8.1.2 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2013-01-30
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0974.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0974
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00002.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:026
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-309A.html
CERT TA08-309A
http://secunia.com/advisories/32872
SECUNIA 32872
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/46335
XF adobe-acrobat-reader-priv-escalation(46335)
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-19.html CONFIRM

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4815

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


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