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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0883

acroread in Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.1.2 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files related to SSL certificate handling.
Publish Date : 2008-03-06 Last Update Date : 2017-08-08
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
3.7
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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 59

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2008-0883 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2008-02-21 2008-02-21
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-0883 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20080883 unix
ELSA-2008:0641: acroread security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22594 unix
RHSA-2008:0641: acroread security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080641 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-2008-0883

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
No vulnerable product found. If the vulnerability is created recently it may take a few days to gather vulnerable products list and other information like cvss scores. Please check again in a few days.

- References For CVE-2008-0883

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0641.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0641
http://secunia.com/advisories/31352
SECUNIA 31352
http://secunia.com/advisories/29425
SECUNIA 29425
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019539
SECTRACK 1019539
http://secunia.com/advisories/31136
SECUNIA 31136
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200803-26.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200803-26
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-03/msg00001.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:005
http://secunia.com/advisories/29242
SECUNIA 29242
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa08-02.html CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28091
BID 28091 Adobe Acrobat Reader 'acroread' Insecure Temporary File Creation Vulnerability Release Date:2008-09-11
http://secunia.com/advisories/29229
SECUNIA 29229
http://support.novell.com/techcenter/psdb/d8c48c63359fc807624182696d3d149c.html CONFIRM
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-240106-1
SUNALERT 240106
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0765/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-0765
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2289
VUPEN ADV-2008-2289
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/40987
XF adobe-reader-acroread-symlink(40987)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0883

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


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