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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Checks for Adobe Download Manager version < 2.2
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote Windows host has an application that is prone to a buffer
There is a version Adobe Download Manager installed on the remote
Windows host that is vulnerable to a remote buffer overflow attack
because the application fails to perform boundary checks while
processing AOM files. In order to trigger this issue, a possible hacker
needs to entice a user to visit a website hosting the malicious AOM
file or send the AOM file as an email attachment and have the user
click on it. Successful exploitation of this issue might result in
arbitrary code execution.
See also :
Either uninstall the application or upgrade to Adobe Download Manager
version 2.2 or later.
Network Security Threat Level:
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.6
Networks Security ID: 21453
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security
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