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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Adobe Acrobat/Reader Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Reader Flaws in JBIG2 Filter Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1021892
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1021892
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-0193, CVE-2009-0928, CVE-2009-1061, CVE-2009-1062   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 25 2009
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 9 and prior versions
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Adobe Reader. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a PDF file with specially crafted JBIG2-encoded stream that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a flaw in the JBIG2 filters and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Sean Larsson of iDefense Labs, Jonathan Brossard from iViZ Security Research Team, Will Dormann of CERT/CC, and Alin Rad Pop of Secunia Research reported these vulnerabilities.

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, 8.1.4, 9.1), available at:

http://get.adobe.com/reader/

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:   Boundary error, Input validation error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (OS X), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Mar 25 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Reader Flaws in JBIG2 Filter Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5.
Apr 14 2009 (Sun Issues Interim Fix) Adobe Reader Flaws in JBIG2 Filter Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary
Sun has issued an ISR for Solaris 10.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Tue, 24 Mar 2009 18:57:50 -0500
Subject:  Adobe Acrobat / Adobe Reader


CVE-2009-0658, CVE-2009-0927, CVE-2009-0193, CVE-2009-0928, CVE-2009-1061, CVE-2009-1062

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


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