* Krzysztof Kowalczyk Sumatra pdf 0.1 and prior
Microsoft is providing notification of the discovery and remediation of multiple vulnerabilities affecting SumatraPDF Reader software version 2.0.1 and earlier. Microsoft discovered and disclosed the vulnerability under coordinated vulnerability disclosure to the affected vendor, SumatraPDF. SumatraPDF has remediated the vulnerabilities in their software.
Two vulnerabilities exist in the way that SumatraPDF Reader parses specially crafted PDF files. An attacker who successfully exploits either of these vulnerabilities could gain the same user rights as the current user. If the current user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.
Microsoft Vulnerability Research reported this issue to and coordinated with SumatraPDF to ensure remediation of this issue. These vulnerabilities have been assigned the entries, CVE-2012-4895 and CVE-2012-4896, in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures list. For more information, including information about updates from SumatraPDF, see the release notes for the project.
Vendor had issued an update for this Vulnerability.