Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> CGI abuses >> Adobe Document Server for Reader Extensions < 6.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities


Vulnerability Assessment Details

Adobe Document Server for Reader Extensions < 6.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to exploit an XSS flaw in Adobe Document Server for Reader Extensions

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server is affected by multiple flaws.

Description :

The remote host is running Adobe Document Server, a server that
dynamically creates and manipulates PDF documents as well as graphic
images.

The version of Adobe Document Server installed on the remote host
includes the Adobe Document Server for Reader Extensions component,
which itself is affected by several issues :

- Missing Access Controls
An authenticated user can gain access to functionality to which
they should not have access by manipulating the 'actionID' and
'pageID' parameters.

- Cross-Site Scripting Flaws
The application fails to sanitize input to several parameters
before using it to generate dynamic web content.

- Information Disclosure
The application exposes a user's session id in the Referer
header, which can lead to a loss of confidentiality. Also,
the application returns different error messages during
unsuccessful authentication attempts, which can be used to
enumerate users.

See also :

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2005-68/advisory/
http://www.adobe.com/support/techdocs/322699.html
http://www.adobe.com/support/techdocs/331915.html
http://www.adobe.com/support/techdocs/331917.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Adobe Document Server for Reader Extensions 6.1 / LiveCycle
Reader Extensions 7.0 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 17500

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2007 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

Samsung 16GB (2x8GB) PC3L-12800E ECC RAM Server Memory M391B1G73H0-YK0
$59.99
Samsung 16GB (2x8GB) PC3L-12800E ECC RAM Server Memory M391B1G73H0-YK0 pictureMushkin Enhanced Silverline 4GB (2x2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM 1333 PC3-10666 - LQQK
$19.99
Mushkin Enhanced Silverline 4GB (2x2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM 1333 PC3-10666 - LQQK pictureApple MacBook Pro 15" Retina A1398 2.5GHz i7 16GB RAM 512GB SSD 10.13 GT750M 2GB
$300.0
Apple MacBook Pro 15


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.