[WEB SECURITY]RE: [Full-disclosure] Universal XSS with PDF files: highly dangerous

RSnake rsnake at shocking.com
Thu Jan 4 11:38:31 EST 2007


Last night I came up with a proof of concept to exploit this locally:

http://ha.ckers.org/blog/20070103/pdf-xss-can-compromise-your-machine/

If you have Adobe 7.0 installed there is a at least one standard PDF
installed on the local drive.  Ouch.

-RSnake
http://ha.ckers.org/
http://sla.ckers.org/
http://ha.ckers.org/fierce/


On Thu, 4 Jan 2007, Larry Seltzer wrote:

>>> "According to public reports, this vulnerability is addressed in Adobe
> Acrobat Reader 8.0."
>
> I've actually tested it. On Reader 8 Acrobat you get a messagebox that
> says "This operation is not allowed"
>
> Larry Seltzer
> eWEEK.com Security Center Editor
> http://security.eweek.com/
> http://blog.eweek.com/blogs/larry%5Fseltzer/
> Contributing Editor, PC Magazine
> larryseltzer at ziffdavis.com
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