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Research > Zero-Day Tracker > 20131002

PDFCool Buffer Overflow

Date Disclosed:
10/2/2013

Date Patched:
Patch Not Yet Available

Vendor:
IconCool Software

Affected Software:
PDFCool Studio v3.32 build 130330 and possibly earlier versions

Description:
PDFCool Studio contains a stack-based buffer overflow. Remote attackers may specially craft PDF files in order to gain remote code execution via this vulnerability.

Severity:
High

Code Execution:
Yes.

Impact:
Remote Code Execution
Exploitation of this vulnerability is possible through the use of methods like drive-by attacks. Remote attackers who successfully exploit this vulnerability will be able to execute code on the vulnerable system with the same rights as the currently logged on user.

Mitigation:
Avoid opening untrusted PDF files with PDFCool Studio.

Protection:
BeyondTrust's Retina® Network Security Scanner scans devices to detect for this vulnerability.

  • 30800 - PDFCool Buffer Overflow (20131001) (Zero-Day)

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Status:
2013-10-02 - Security advisory disclosed.

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