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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Adobe Acrobat/Reader Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Acrobat/Reader Bugs Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1028133
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1028133
CVE Reference:   CVE-2013-0640, CVE-2013-0641   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Feb 20 2013
Original Entry Date:  Feb 13 2013
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 9.5.3, 10.1.5, 11.0.1; and prior versions
Description:   Two 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 PDF 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.

These vulnerabilities are being actively exploited against Windows-based systems.

The original advisory is available at:

http://blog.fireeye.com/research/2013/02/in-turn-its-pdf-time.html

FireEye Malware Intelligence Lab 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 (9.5.4, 10.1.6, 11.0.02).

The vendor's advisories are available at:

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb13-07.html
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa13-02.html
http://blogs.adobe.com/psirt/2013/02/adobe-reader-and-acrobat-vulnerability-report.html

Vendor URL:  www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb13-07.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.
Feb 21 2013 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Acrobat/Reader Bugs Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.



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