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Adobe Illustrator Unspecified Code Execution Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2008-09-17    Views:  6,158

Secunia Advisory SA31902

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Adobe Illustrator, which can potentially be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerabilities are caused due to unspecified errors when processing AI files. These can potentially be exploited to execute arbitrary code by e.g. tricking a user into opening a specially crafted AI file.

These vulnerabilities are reported in Adobe Illustrator CS2 for Macintosh. Adobe Illustrator CS3 is reportedly not affected.


Solution:
Do not open Illustrator files from untrusted sources.

Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits Nathan McFeters, Ernst and Young’s Advanced Security Center

Original Advisory:
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa08-07.html

Deep Links:
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