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Adobe Pagemaker Long Font Name Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2007-10-10    Views:  7,873

Secunia Advisory SA27158

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Tan Chew Keong has reported a vulnerability in Adobe Pagemaker, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error in MAIPM6.DLL when handling font names in PageMaker (.PMD) files. This can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via a specially-crafted .PMD file containing an overly long font name.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability affects versions 7.0.1 and 7.0.2.


Solution:
Apply updates (see the vendor's advisory for details).

Provided and/or discovered by:
Tan Chew Keong

Original Advisory:
Adobe:
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb07-15.html

vuln.sg:
http://vuln.sg/pagemaker701-en.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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