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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Adobe Acrobat/Reader Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader Flaws Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023446
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1023446
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-3953, CVE-2009-3954, CVE-2009-3955, CVE-2009-3956, CVE-2009-3957, CVE-2009-3958, CVE-2009-3959   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 13 2010
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 9.2 and prior versions
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

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.

An array boundary issue in U3D support can cause code execution [CVE-2009-3953].

A DLL-loading vulnerability in 3D can cause code execution [CVE-2009-3954].

A memory corruption vulnerability can cause code execution [CVE-2009-3955].

A script injection vulnerability exists [CVE-2009-3956].

A null-pointer dereference vulnerability can cause denial of service conditions [CVE-2009-3957].

A buffer overflow vulnerability in the Download Manager can cause code execution [CVE-2009-3958].

An integer overflow vulnerability in U3D support can cause code execution [CVE-2009-3959].

Secunia, Greg MacManus of iSIGHT Partners Labs, Code Audit Labs via iDefense, stratsec, Didier Stevens, Will Dormann of CERT, and Nicolas Joly of VUPEN Vulnerability Research Team reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create a PDF file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system or cause the target user's reader to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (8.2, 9.3).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

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, Boundary error, Input validation 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.
Jan 13 2010 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader Flaws Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Deny Service
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Supplementary.
Jan 13 2010 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader Flaws Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Deny Service
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Extras.
Jan 20 2010 (Red Hat Issues Advisory) Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader Flaws Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Deny Service
Red Hat has issued an advisory for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.



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