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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-2883

Original release date: 09/09/2010
Last revised: 08/04/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Stack-based buffer overflow in CoolType.dll in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.x before 9.4, and 8.x before 8.2.5 on Windows and Mac OS X, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a PDF document with a long field in a Smart INdependent Glyphlets (SING) table in a TTF font, as exploited in the wild in September 2010. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

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.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa10-02.html 'Affected software versions Adobe Reader 9.3.4 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX, and Adobe Acrobat 9.3.4 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh.'

Solution

Per: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa10-02.html 'Adobe is in the process of evaluating the schedule for an update to resolve this vulnerability.'

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US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#491991
External Source: TURBO
Name: TLSA-2011-2
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2010:019
External Source: BID
Name: 43057
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 43025
Type: Advisory
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-201101-08
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA10-279A
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0191
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-2331
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-21.html
External Source: MISC
Name: http://blog.metasploit.com/2010/09/return-of-unpublished-adobe.html
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11586
External Source: XF
Name: adobe-reader-cooltype-code-execution(61635)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa10-02.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://community.websense.com/blogs/securitylabs/archive/2010/09/10/brief-analysis-on-adobe-reader-sing-table-parsing-vulnerability-cve-2010-2883.aspx
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0743
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0344
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 41340
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2010:048

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11586
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:9.3.4 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:9.3.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:9.3.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:9.3.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.6
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.4
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:9.1.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.2.4
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:9.1.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:9.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:9.1.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:9.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:9.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.2.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.7
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:9.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.2.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.0.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.3
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cpe:/o:microsoft:windows
cpe:/a:apple:mac_os_x
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* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.1.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.1.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.1.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.2.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.2.1
* 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:8.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.3.4 and previous versions
* 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:8.2.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.2.4
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.0
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.3
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.3.1
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.3.2
* cpe:/a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.3.3
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cpe:/a:apple:mac_os_x
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows
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