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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Adobe Acrobat/Reader Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Reader and Acrobat Use After Free Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023330
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1023330
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-4324   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jan 12 2010
Original Entry Date:  Dec 15 2009
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 9.2 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Adobe Reader and Acrobat. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted PDF file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a use-after-free vulnerability in 'Multimedia.api' and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

This vulnerability is being actively exploited.

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:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.

The vendor has issued a fix (8.2, 9.3).

The vendor's advisories are available at:

http://blogs.adobe.com/psirt/2009/12/new_adobe_reader_and_acrobat_v.html
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa09-07.html
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-02.html

Vendor URL:  www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-02.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control 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.
Jan 20 2010 (Red Hat Issues Advisory) Adobe Reader and Acrobat Use After Free Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has issued an advisory for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Tue, 15 Dec 2009 19:18:45 +0000
Subject:  Adobe Acrobat / Adobe Reader


http://blogs.adobe.com/psirt/2009/12/new_adobe_reader_and_acrobat_v.html

CVE-2009-4324
 
 


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