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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Adobe Acrobat/Reader Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Reader JavaScript Input Valdation Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1021861
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1021861
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-0927   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 4 2009
Original Entry Date:  Mar 18 2009
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 7, 8, 9
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a file containing a specially crafted JavaScript method call that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Tenable Network Security reported this vulnerability via TippingPoint.

Demonstration exploit code from www.Abysssec.com is available at:

http://milw0rm.com/exploits/8595

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (7.1.1, 8.1.3, 9.1).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-04.html

Vendor URL:  www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-04.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:   UNIX (OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Apr 14 2009 (Sun Issues Interim Fix) Adobe Reader JavaScript Input Valdation Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Sun has issued an ISR for Solaris 10.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Wed, 18 Mar 2009 14:07:00 -0500
Subject:  http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-04.html


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