Buffer Overrun in Adobe Acrobat
Reported July 26, 2000 by Shadow Penguin Security
- Acrobat Reader 3.0J, 4.0j, 4.05j for Windows95/98/NT/2000
A buffer overrun will occur if excessive characters are stored within the Ordering or Regsitry data fields of a Portable Document File (PDF). The overrun allows arbitrary code to become executed on the desktop . DESCRIPTION
Adobe issued a patch for the problem, which is available at the Acrobat download page.
Discovered by Shadow Penguin Security