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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-2995

Original release date: 10/19/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Integer overflow in Adobe Acrobat 7.x before 7.1.4, 8.x before 8.1.7, and 9.x before 9.2 allows attackers to cause a denial of service via unspecified vectors.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service
Per: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-15.html This update resolves an integer overflow in that leads to a Denial of Service (DoS). This issue is specific to Acrobat and does not affect Adobe Reader. (CVE-2009-2995).

Solution

Per: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-15.html Solution Acrobat Acrobat Standard and Pro users on Windows can find the appropriate update here: http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=1&platform=Windows. Acrobat Pro Extended users on Windows can find the appropriate update here: http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=158&platform=Windows Acrobat 3D users on Windows can find the appropriate update here: http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=112&platform=Windows. Acrobat Pro users on Macintosh can find the appropriate update here: http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=1&platform=Macintosh.

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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1023007
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-15.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-286B
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-2898
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 36638
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6554

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6554
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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