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Adobe Reader Old Plugin Signature Bypass Vulnerability (Windows) CVE-2003-0142

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Vulnerability description

Adobe Reader is prone to plugin signature bypass vulnerability.

Risk description

The flaw is due to error that plug-ins with signatures used for older versions of Acrobat can also be loaded. Successful exploitation will allow attacker to submit a modified plug-in to bypass signature checks and execute malicious code on the system.


No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

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Exploitable with Sniper
CVE Published
Aug 18, 2003
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