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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Adobe Acrobat/Reader Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Acrobat Memory Corruption Error in CoolType Module May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024291
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024291
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-2862   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Aug 20 2010
Original Entry Date:  Aug 6 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 9.3.3; possibly other versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader. A remote user may be able to 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 memory corruption error in 'CoolType.dll' and potentially execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Charlie Miller (Independent Security Evaluators), et al, reported this vulnerability.

The original advisory is available at:

http://securityevaluators.com/files/papers/CrashAnalysis.pdf

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, may potentially execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (8.2.4, 9.3.4).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-17.html

Vendor URL:  www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-17.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (macOS/OS X), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Aug 20 2010 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Acrobat Memory Corruption Error in CoolType Module May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Extras and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Supplementary.



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