Intrusion Prevention

BitDefender.pdf.xmd.Module.PDF.Parsing.Remote.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a denial of service vulnerability in BitDefender Antivirus.
The vulnerability is caused by a boundary error in the "pdf.xmd" module, when processing data encoded with the "ASCIIHexDecode" filter. It can be exploited to cause memory corruption via a specially crafted PDF file.

Affected Products

BitDefender Antivirus Standard 10.x
BitDefender Free Edition 10.x

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version, available from the website.
http://www.bitdefender.com/

CVE References

CVE-2008-5409

Other References

32789