Zero-day Vulnerability Database

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Zero-day vulnerabilities discovered: 2

Code injection in Adobe Flash Player
CVE-2008-3873

Code injection

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to hijack the clipboard on the target system.

The weakness exists due to error in the setClipboard() function. By persuading a victim view a specially crafted shockwave file, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to insert persistent data into the clipboard.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in modification of data on the vulnerable system.

Note: the vulnerability was being actively exploited.

Software: Adobe Flash Player

Multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat
CVE-2007-5659

Stack-based buffer overflow

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

The weakness exists due to a boundary error within Javascript method. A remote attacker can create a specially .pdf file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger stack-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system with privileges of the current user.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.

Note: the vulnerability was being actively exploited.
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The vendor was notified of this vulnerability on 10/10/2007, however the patched was issued only 7 month later.

Software: Adobe Reader

Known/fameous malware:

Exploit kits: Impact, Incognito, Phoenix, Siberia, Styx.

The vendor was notified of this vulnerability on 10/10/2007, however the patched was issued only 7 month later.

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