Netscape Navigator 8.0 acropdf.dll search denial of service

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A vulnerability was found in Netscape Navigator 8.0 (Web Browser). It has been classified as problematic. This affects an unknown code in the library acropdf.dll. The manipulation of the argument search with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-404. This is going to have an impact on availability.

The weakness was shared 03/09/2007 by shinnai (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2007-1377 since 03/09/2007. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details and a public exploit are known. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1499 for this issue.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The exploit is shared for download at

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 22856) and X-Force (32896).





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.8

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
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Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-404
ATT&CK: T1499

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Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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OpenVAS ID: 801545
OpenVAS Name: Adobe Reader AcroPDF.DLL Denial of Service Vulnerability (Windows)
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03/13/2015 +2926 days 🔍
10/11/2017 +943 days 🔍



Researcher: shinnai
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2007-1377 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 22856 - Adobe Reader AcroPDF.DLL Resource Consumption Denial of Service Vulnerability
X-Force: 32896 - Adobe Reader AcroPDF.dll ActiveX control denial of service

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Created: 03/13/2015 12:16 PM
Updated: 10/11/2017 12:23 PM
Changes: (5) exploit_url source_openvas_id source_openvas_filename source_openvas_title source_openvas_family
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