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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-4778

Original release date: 04/21/2010
Last revised: 04/22/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the PDF distiller in the Attachment Service component in Research In Motion (RIM) BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) software 4.1.3 through 4.1.7 and 5.0.0, and BlackBerry Professional Software 4.1.4, allow user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted .pdf file attachment, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-3246, CVE-2009-0176, CVE-2009-0219, CVE-2009-2643, and CVE-2009-2646.

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
Per: http://www.blackberry.com/btsc/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=KB19860 'These vulnerabilities could enable a malicious individual to send an email message containing a specially crafted PDF file, which when opened for viewing on a BlackBerry smartphone that is associated with a user account on a BlackBerry Enterprise Server, could cause memory corruption and possibly lead to a Denial of Service (DoS) condition or arbitrary code execution on the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Attachment Service component of that BlackBerry Enterprise Server.'

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External Source: BID
Name: 37167
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1023258
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.blackberry.com/btsc/KB19860
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37562
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3372
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

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