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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5492

Heap-based buffer overflow in the PDFVIEW.PdfviewCtrl.1 ActiveX control in pdfview.ocx in VeryDOC PDF Viewer OCX Control allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long first argument to the OpenPDF method. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
Publish Date : 2008-12-12 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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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) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-5492

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Verypdf Verydoc Pdf Viewer Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Verypdf Verydoc Pdf Viewer 1

- References For CVE-2008-5492
BID 32313 VeryPDF PDFView ActiveX Component Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-02-11
XF verydoc-pdfview-activex-openpdf-bo(46622)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5492

VeryPDF PDFView OCX ActiveX OpenPDF Heap Overflow
The VeryPDF PDFView ActiveX control is prone to a heap buffer-overflow because it fails to properly bounds-check user-supplied data before copying it into an insufficiently sized memory buffer. An attacker can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code within the context of the affected application.
Module type : exploit Rank : normal Platforms : Windows

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