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PDFCool Buffer Overflow

Disclosed October 2, 2013    Zeroday : 696 days

Vulnerability 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.


IconCool Software

Vulnerable Software/Devices:

PDFCool Studio v3.32 build 130330 and possibly earlier versions

Vulnerability Severity:


Exploit Availability:

Privately Available, Publicly Available

Exploit 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.

BeyondTrust Prevention and Detection:

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

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


Avoid opening untrusted PDF files with PDFCool Studio.