Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to remove files or replace them with malicious programs. The flaw exists due to insecure default file permissions being set on the installed files and folders. It is possible that the flaw may allow the attacker to bypass certain security restrictions or gain escalated privileges resulting in a loss of confidentiality and integrity.
Local Access Required
Loss of Confidentiality,
Loss of Integrity
Upgrade to version 6.0.5, 7.0.8 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.
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