A vulnerability in Adobe Acrobat eBook Reader allows local users to circumvent redistribution restrictions placed on an eBook by the publisher.
The Adobe Acrobat eBook Reader allows one to read electronic books. The eBook Reader employs technology in order to control what the user can do in terms of copying content, commonly referred to as Digital Rights Management (DRM).
A vulnerability in the eBook Reader allows an attacker to circumvent copying and printing restrictions. As a result, an attacker can copy and print unlimited copies of copyrighted material.
An attacker can circumvent copying and printing restrictions.
The CERT/CC is currently unaware of a practical solution to this problem.
Thanks to Vladimir Katalov for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Ian A Finlay.
|Date First Published:||2002-10-01|
|Date Last Updated:||2002-10-01 18:26 UTC|