Adobe Acrobat Reader Plugin # character denial of service

adobe-acrobat-character-dos (31273) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

The Adobe Acrobat Reader Plugin is vulnerable to a denial of service. By creating a specially-crafted URL to a PDF file appended with multiple "#" characters, a remote attacker could cause the browser to crash, if the attacker could persuade the victim to click the malicious URL.

Note: This vulnerability only affects users running Internet Explorer.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 2.8
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 2.4
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of the Adobe Acrobat Reader Plugin (8.0.0 or later), available from the Adobe Acrobat Reader Plugin Web site. See References.

For SUSE Linux (Acrobat Reader):
Refer to SUSE-SA:2007:011 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Adobe Acrobat 3.0
  • Adobe Acrobat 3.1
  • Adobe Acrobat 4.0
  • Adobe Acrobat 4.0.5
  • Adobe Acrobat 4.0.5A
  • Adobe Acrobat 4.0.5C
  • Adobe Acrobat 5.0
  • Adobe Acrobat 5.0.10
  • Adobe Acrobat 5.0.5
  • Adobe Acrobat 5.0.6
  • Adobe Acrobat 6.0
  • Adobe Acrobat 6.0.1
  • Adobe Acrobat 6.0.2
  • Adobe Acrobat 6.0.3
  • Adobe Acrobat 6.0.4
  • Adobe Acrobat 6.0.5
  • Adobe Acrobat 7.0
  • Adobe Acrobat 7.0 Standard
  • Adobe Acrobat 7.0 Professional
  • Adobe Acrobat 7.0.1 Standard
  • Adobe Acrobat 7.0.1 Professional
  • Adobe Acrobat 7.0.1
  • Adobe Acrobat 7.0.2 Standard
  • Adobe Acrobat 7.0.2 Professional
  • Adobe Acrobat 7.0.2
  • Adobe Acrobat 7.0.3 Professional
  • Adobe Acrobat 7.0.3
  • Adobe Acrobat 7.0.3 Standard
  • Adobe Acrobat 7.0.4 Professional
  • Adobe Acrobat 7.0.4
  • Adobe Acrobat 7.0.4 Standard
  • Adobe Acrobat 7.0.5
  • Adobe Acrobat 7.0.5 Professional
  • Adobe Acrobat 7.0.5 Standard
  • Adobe Acrobat 7.0.6 Standard
  • Adobe Acrobat 7.0.6
  • Adobe Acrobat 7.0.6 Professional
  • Adobe Acrobat 7.0.7 Professional
  • Adobe Acrobat 7.0.7
  • Adobe Acrobat 7.0.7 Standard
  • Adobe Acrobat 7.0.8 Professional
  • Adobe Acrobat 7.0.8 Standard
  • Adobe Acrobat 7.0.8
  • Adobe Acrobat 7.0.9
  • Adobe Acrobat 7.1.3
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.0.0
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1.1
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1.2
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1.3
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1.4
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1.6
  • Adobe Acrobat 9
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.0.0
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.1
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.1.1
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.1.2
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.1.3
  • Adobe Acrobat 3D
  • Adobe Acrobat Elements 7.0.8
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0.1
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0.2
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0.3
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0.4
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0.5
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.1
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.2
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.3
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.4
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.5
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.6
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.7
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.8
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader Plugin 7.0.8
  • Adobe Reader 3.0
  • Adobe Reader 4.0
  • Adobe Reader 4.0.5
  • Adobe Reader 4.0.5A
  • Adobe Reader 4.0.5C
  • Adobe Reader 4.5
  • Adobe Reader 5.0
  • Adobe Reader 5.0.10
  • Adobe Reader 5.0.11
  • Adobe Reader 5.0.5
  • Adobe Reader 5.0.6
  • Adobe Reader 5.0.7
  • Adobe Reader 5.0.9
  • Adobe Reader 5.1
  • Adobe Reader 6.0
  • Adobe Reader 6.0.1
  • Adobe Reader 6.0.2
  • Adobe Reader 6.0.3
  • Adobe Reader 6.0.4
  • Adobe Reader 6.0.5
  • Adobe Reader 7.0.1
  • Adobe Reader 7.0.2
  • Adobe Reader 7.0.3
  • Adobe Reader 7.0.5
  • Adobe Reader 7.0.7
  • Adobe Reader 7.0.8
  • Adobe Reader 7.0.9
  • Adobe Reader 7.1.0
  • Adobe Reader 7.1.1
  • Adobe Reader 7.1.3
  • Adobe Reader 8.1.1
  • Adobe Reader 8.1.2
  • Adobe Reader 8.1.4
  • Adobe Reader 8.1.6
  • Adobe Reader 9.0
  • Adobe Reader 9.1
  • Adobe Reader 9.1.2
  • Adobe Reader 9.1.3
  • Gentoo Linux
  • Google Chrome 1.0.154.36
  • Novell Linux Desktop 9
  • Novell OpenSUSE 10.2
  • Novell OpenSUSE 10.3
  • Novell OpenSUSE 11.0
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP2
  • Sun Solaris 10 SPARC
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 10.0
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 10.1
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.3
  • SuSE SuSE SLED 10
  • SuSE SuSE SLES 9
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux FUJI

Reported:

Jan 03, 2007

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