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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:  1026496
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1026496
CVE Reference:   CVE-2011-4370, CVE-2011-4371, CVE-2011-4372, CVE-2011-4373   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 10 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, 10.x prior to 10.1.2
Description:   Several 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 user's system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Memory corruption flaws can trigger code execution [CVE-2011-4370, CVE-2011-4372, CVE-2011-4373].

A heap corruption flaw can trigger code execution [CVE-2011-4371].

Tavis Ormandy of the Google Security Team, Billy Rios of the Google Security Team, Hossein Lotfi (via Secunia), and Alin Rad Pop (via TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative) 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, 10.1.2).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-01.html

Vendor URL:  www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-01.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jun 22 2012 (Gentoo Issues Fix) Adobe Acrobat/Reader Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Gentoo has issued a fix.



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