System compromise in Adobe Reader

Posted: November 8, 2012 in Vulnerabilities
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System compromise in Adobe Reader

Severity Rating: Critical
Quantity of vulnerabilities: 1
Impact: System Compromise

Exploited by active exploitation of the vulnerability
Affected Products: Adobe Reader 11.x
Adobe Reader X 10.x

Affected versions:
– Adobe Reader 10.x
– Adobe Reader 11.x

Description:

The vulnerability allows a remote user to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

An error handling forms. This can be exploited via a specially crafted PDF file to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Vulnerability is being actively exploited in the present. Successful exploitation requires that the user of the target system must be shut down or restart the application.

Manufacturer : Adobe Systems Inc.

Solution: The way to eliminate the vulnerability does not exist at present.

links:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uGF8VDBkK0M&feature=youtu.be.

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