Exploit:W32/PDF-URI.L is detection of a malicious PDF file that is being heavily spammed through email and it appears as an attachment.
This malicious PDF file takes advantage of a vulnerability on the URI handling of PDF files. This vulnerability affects IE7, Adobe Acrobat, and Adobe Reader on some platforms.
Users should update their Adobe Reader installations. See the details section for information.
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This malware disables the Windows Firewall by issuing the following command:
Then it downloads the a file from the following FTP site and executes it:
The vulnerability reference is: CVE-2007-5020.
Windows XP or Windows 2003 (Vista users are not affected) with Internet Explorer 7 installed.
Adobe Reader 8.1 and earlier, Adobe Reader 7.0.9 and earlier. Adobe Acrobat Professional, 3D and Standard 8.1 and earlier versions, Adobe Acrobat Professional, Standard, 3D and Elements 7.0.9 and earlier.
There is an update available from Adobe to resolve the vulnerability:
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