CoolPDF Reader contains a vulnerability caused by a boundary error when processing a stream within a PDF. This error causes a stack-based buffer overflow which can be leveraged to remotely execute code within the context of the currently logged on user.
CoolPDF Software, Inc
CoolPDF Reader 22.214.171.1246 and possibly earlier versions
Remote Code Execution
Exploitation of this vulnerability is possible via maliciously crafted PDF documents. 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.
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- 18065 - Cool PDF Reader Buffer Overflow (Zero-Day)
Do not open untrusted PDF documents, or PDF documents that come from trusted sources unexpectedly, with CoolPDF.