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acroread -- plug-in buffer overflow vulnerability

Affected packages
acroread < 7.0.1
5.*,1 < acroread < 7.0.1,1
0 <= acroread4
0 <= acroread5
acroread7 < 7.0.1


VuXML ID f74dc01b-0e83-11da-bc08-0001020eed82
Discovery 2005-08-16
Entry 2005-08-16

A Adobe Security Advisory reports:

The identified vulnerability is a buffer overflow within a core application plug-in, which is part of Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader. If a malicious file were opened it could trigger a buffer overflow as the file is being loaded into Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader. A buffer overflow can cause the application to crash and increase the risk of malicious code execution.


CVE Name CVE-2005-2470