CVE-2003-0142

Current Description

Adobe Acrobat Reader (acroread) 6, under certain circumstances when running with the "Certified plug-ins only" option disabled, loads plug-ins with signatures used for older versions of Acrobat, which can allow attackers to cause Acrobat to enter Certified mode and run untrusted plugins by modifying the CTIsCertifiedMode function.

Basic Data

PublishedAugust 18, 2003
Last ModifiedSeptember 05, 2008
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Base Score5.0
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationAdobeAcrobat Reader6.0*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0

References

NameSourceURLTags
VU#689835http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/689835CERT-VNUS Government Resource
20030708 Adobe Acrobat and PDF security: no improvements for 2 yearshttp://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/328224BUGTRAQVendor Advisory