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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4813

Adobe Reader and Acrobat 8.1.2 and earlier, and before 7.1.1, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF document that (1) performs unspecified actions on a Collab object that trigger memory corruption, related to a GetCosObj method; or (2) contains a malformed PDF object that triggers memory corruption during parsing.
Publish Date : 2008-11-05 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeMemory corruption
CWE ID 399

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

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

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-4813 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-2008-4813

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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Adobe Acrobat 7
Adobe Acrobat Reader 1

- References For CVE-2008-4813
XF adobe-acrobatreader-object-code-execution(46333)
CERT TA08-309A
XF adobe-acrobatreader-collab-code-execution(46344)
BUGTRAQ 20081104 ZDI-08-074: Adobe Acrobat PDF Javascript getCosObj Memory Corruption Vulnerability
VUPEN ADV-2008-3001
SECTRACK 1021140
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0974
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:026
BID 32100 Adobe Acrobat and Reader 8.1.2 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2013-01-30
BUGTRAQ 20081104 ZDI-08-073: Adobe Acrobat Reader Malformed PDF Code Execution Vulnerability

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4813

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