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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-3955

Original release date: 01/13/2010
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.x before 9.3, and 8.x before 8.2 on Windows and Mac OS X, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted JPC_MS_RGN marker in the Jp2c stream of a JpxDecode encoded data stream, which triggers an integer sign extension that bypasses a sanity check, leading to memory corruption.

Description

Per: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-02.html a memory corruption vulnerability that could lead to code execution (CVE-2009-3955).

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/AU:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
Per: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-02.html Affected software versions Adobe Reader 9.2 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, and UNIX Adobe Acrobat 9.2 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh

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External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20100113 Adobe Reader and Acrobat JpxDecode Memory Corruption Vulnerability
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8255
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38138
External Source: BID
Name: 37757
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA10-013A
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0060
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=554293
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2010:008
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38215
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1023446
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-0103
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: acrobat-reader-jpxdecode-code-exec(55553)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-02.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8255
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.2 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.1.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.1.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.1.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.1.7
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.1.6
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.1.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.1.4
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.1.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.1.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.1.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.9
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.8
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.7
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.6
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.4
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.1.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.1.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.1.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:6.0.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:6.0.4
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:6.0.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:6.0.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:6.0.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:6.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.0.9
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.0.7
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.0.6
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.0.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.0.11
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.0.10
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:4.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:4.0.5c
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:4.0.5a
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:4.0.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:4.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:3.02
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:3.01
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:3.0
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cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x
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* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:9.2 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:9.1.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:9.1.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:9.1.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:9.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:9.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.7
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.6
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.4
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.0.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.1.4
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.1.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.1.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.1.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.1.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.9
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.8
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.7
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.6
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.4
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:6.0.6
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:6.0.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:6.0.4
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:6.0.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:6.0.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:6.0.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:6.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:5.0.6
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:5.0.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:5.0.10
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:5.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:4.0.5c
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:4.0.5a
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:4.0.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:4.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:3.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:3.0
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cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x
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