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Adobe Reader libCoolType Library Code Execution Vulnerability (Linux) CVE-2001-1069

Severity
Not available
CVSSv3 Score
Not available
Vulnerability description

Adobe Reader is prone to a code execution vulnerability.

Risk description

The flaw is due to the application creating AdobeFnt.lst file with insecure permissions. Successful exploitation will allow attacker to launch a symlink attack and execute code on the system.

Recommendation

Update to Adobe Reader version 5.0.6 or later.

Codename
Not available
Detectable with
Network Scanner
Scan engine
OpenVAS
Exploitable with Sniper
No
CVE Published
Aug 31, 2001
Detection added at
Software Type
Not available
Vendor
Not available
Product
Not available