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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-4324

Original release date: 12/14/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Use-after-free vulnerability in the Doc.media.newPlayer method in Multimedia.api in 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 PDF file using ZLib compressed streams, as exploited in the wild in December 2009.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
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 unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.shadowserver.org/wiki/pmwiki.php/Calendar/20091214
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6795
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-02.html
External Source: MISC
Name: http://blogs.adobe.com/psirt/2009/12/new_adobe_reader_and_acrobat_v.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 60980
External Source: BID
Name: 37331
External Source: MISC
Name: http://contagiodump.blogspot.com/2009/12/virustotal-httpwww.html
External Source: XF
Name: acro-reader-unspecifed-code-execution(54747)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa09-07.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0060
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2010:008
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=547799
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38138
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38215
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA10-013A
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3518
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.symantec.com/connect/blogs/zero-day-xmas-present
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.metasploit.com/redmine/projects/framework/repository/revisions/7881/entry/modules/exploits/windows/fileformat/adobe_media_newplayer.rb
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-0103
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#508357
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37690
Type: Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6795
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:3.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:4.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:4.0.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:4.0.5a
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:4.0.5c
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:4.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.0.10
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.0.11
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.0.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.0.6
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.0.7
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.0.9
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:6.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:6.0.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:6.0.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:6.0.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:6.0.4
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:6.0.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.4
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.6
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.7
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.8
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.9
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.0.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:5.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:6.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:6.0.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:6.0.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:6.0.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:6.0.4
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:6.0.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.4
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.6
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.7
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.8
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.9
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.1.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.1
cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:9.0
cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:9.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.1.1
cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:9.2 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.2 and previous versions
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Technical Details

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)