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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-6236

Adobe Reader (Adobe Acrobat Reader) 7.0 through 7.0.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long argument string to the (1) src, (2) setPageMode, (3) setLayoutMode, and (4) setNamedDest methods in an AcroPDF ActiveX control, a different set of vectors than CVE-2006-6027.
Publish Date : 2006-12-03 Last Update Date : 2018-10-17
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- 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) Denial Of ServiceExecute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue does not affect the Linux version of Adobe Reader.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-6236

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Adobe Acrobat Reader 9

- References For CVE-2006-6236
VUPEN ADV-2006-4751
XF adobe-acrobat-acropdf-code-execution(30574)
XF adobe-acropdf-activex-dos(31167)
BID 21338 Adobe Reader and Acrobat AcroPDF.dll ActiveX Control Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities Release Date:2006-12-08 CONFIRM
BID 21813 Adobe Reader AcroPDF.DLL ActiveX Control Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2007-01-04
BUGTRAQ 20061205 eEye's Zero-Day Tracker Launch
CERT-VN VU#198908

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-6236

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