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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Adobe Acrobat/Reader Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Acrobat/Reader Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1027386
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1027386
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-1525, CVE-2012-2049, CVE-2012-2050, CVE-2012-2051, CVE-2012-4147, CVE-2012-4148, CVE-2012-4149, CVE-2012-4150, CVE-2012-4151, CVE-2012-4152   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Aug 18 2012
Original Entry Date:  Aug 14 2012
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 9.x prior to 9.5.2, 10.x prior t 10.1.4
Description:   Multiple vulnerabilities were reported in Adobe Acrobat/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 file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

A stack overflow may occur [CVE-2012-2049].

A buffer overflow may occur [CVE-2012-2050].

Memory corruption errors may occur [CVE-2012-2051, CVE-2012-4147, CVE-2012-4148, CVE-2012-4149, CVE-2012-4150, CVE-2012-4151, CVE-2012-4152, CVE-2012-4153, CVE-2012-4154, CVE-2012-4155, CVE-2012-4156, CVE-2012-4157, CVE-2012-4158, CVE-2012-4159, CVE-2012-4160].

A heap overflow may occur [CVE-2012-1525].

Memory corruption errors may occur on OS X based systems [CVE-2012-4161, CVE-2012-4162].

Pavel Polischouk of the Vulnerability Research team at TELUS Security Labs, an anonymous contributor (via Beyond Security's SecuriTeam Secure Disclosure Program), Mateusz Jurczyk of the Google Security Team, James Quirk of Los Alamos, New Mexico, John Leitch at Microsoft and Microsoft Vulnerability Research (MSVR), Nicolas Gregoire (via iDefense's Vulnerability Contributor Program), and Mateusz Jurczyk and Gynvael Coldwind, of the Google Security Team 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 (9.5.2, 10.1.4) for Windows and OS X.

No solution was available for Linux.

[Editor's note: Mateusz Jurczyk and Gynvael Coldwind of Google report that 16 additional vulnerabilities (affecting Windows and OS X) remain unpatched at the time of this Adobe advisory. See: http://gynvael.coldwind.pl/?id=483]

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-16.html

Vendor URL:  www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-16.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

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