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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Adobe Acrobat/Reader Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader Unspecified Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024415
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024415
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-2883   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Oct 6 2010
Original Entry Date:  Sep 9 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 9.3.4 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Adobe Acrobat and Reader. 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 memory corruption error 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.

Mila Parkour of http://contagiodump.blogspot.com reported this vulnerability.

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 (9.4).

The vendor's advisories are available at:

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa10-02.html
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-21.html

Vendor URL:  www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-21.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
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.
Oct 6 2010 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader Unspecified Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.



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