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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Adobe Download Manager Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Download Manager Flaw Lets Remote Users Download and Install Arbitrary Software
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023651
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1023651
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-0189   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 24 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of user information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Adobe Download Manager. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be installed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will download and install arbitrary code on the target system.

Adobe Reader and Adobe Flash Player include the vulnerable Download Manager and are affected.

Yorick Koster via iDefense and Aviv Raff reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will download and install arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

Users of Adobe Flash Player for Windows or Adobe Reader for Windows downloaded prior to on February 23, 2010 should follow instructions in the advisory.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-08.html

Vendor URL:  www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-08.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)
Underlying OS Comments:  Only the Windows version is affected.

Message History:   None.


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