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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Tries to write to a file using Adobe Document Server
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote web server is affected by multiple flaws.
The remote host is running Adobe Document Server, a server that
dynamically creates and manipulates PDF documents as well as graphic
The version of Adobe Document Server installed on the remote host
permits saving PDF and XML documents as well as most types of image
files using file URIs to arbitrary locations on the affected host and
with arbitrary extensions. An unauthenticated remote attacker may be
able to leverage this flaw to write a graphics image with malicious
whenever a user logs in.
Additionally, it lets a possible hacker retrieve arbitrary PDF files, XML
documents, and most types of image files, which may result in the
disclosure of sensitive information.
See also :
Harden the application's configuration as described in the
'server/tools/security/readme.txt' file included in the distribution
as well as the vendor advisory above.
Network Security Threat Level:
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
Networks Security ID: 17113
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security
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