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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-2201

Original release date: 06/30/2010
Last revised: 11/05/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.x before 9.3.3, and 8.x before 8.2.3 on Windows and Mac OS X, allow attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PDF file with crafted Flash content involving the (1) pushstring (0x2C) operator, (2) debugfile (0xF1) operator, and an "invalid pointer vulnerability" that triggers memory corruption, a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-1285 and CVE-2010-2168.

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

Solution

Per: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-15.html 'This update resolves an invalid pointer vulnerability that could lead to code execution (CVE-2010-2201).'

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20100630 VUPEN Security Research - Adobe Acrobat and Reader "pushstring" Memory Corruption Vulnerability (CVE-2010-2201)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1636
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-15.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 41237
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6854
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1024159

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6854
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.1.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.1.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.1.4
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.1.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.1.6
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.1.7
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.2.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.2.2
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cpe:/o:microsoft:windows
cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x
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* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.1.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.1.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.1.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.3.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.3.2
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cpe:/o:microsoft:windows
cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x
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* 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:8.1.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.4
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.6
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.7
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.2.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.2.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.2
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cpe:/o:microsoft:windows
cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x
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* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:9.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:9.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:9.1.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:9.1.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:9.1.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:9.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:9.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:9.3.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:9.3.2
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cpe:/o:microsoft:windows
cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x
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