Are you a gadget geek? Do you often seek advice from Gadget Advisor before making a purchase?
One of our Web Security Analysts discovered a malicious IFrame on the popular tech website that redirects visitors to a malicious website.
If the site detects a PDF browser plugin for Adobe Acrobat and Reader, it loads a specially-crafted malicious PDF file that exploits a stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability (CVE-2008-2992).
Below are the readable codes contained within the malicious PDF file.
This attack is targeted against older, unpatched versions, as the latest Adobe updates have already fixed this problem. More information and the updates can be found on adobe.com at http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-19.html.