Two vulnerabilities in Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader

Published: 2010-02-16 00:00:00 | Updated: 2017-03-22 12:48:23
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVSSv2 5.8 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:P/E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
7.7 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C/E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
CVSSv3 3.6 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
8.8 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:F/RL:O/RC:C]
CVE ID CVE-2010-0186
CVE-2010-0188
CWE ID CWE-264
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #2 is available.
Vulnerable software Adobe Acrobat
Adobe Reader
Vulnerable software versions Adobe Acrobat 9.3.1
Adobe Acrobat 9.3
Adobe Acrobat 9.2
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Adobe Reader 9.3.1
Adobe Reader 9.3
Adobe Reader 9.2
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Vendor URL Adobe
Advisory type Public

Security Advisory

1) Denial of service

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to cause denial of service (DoS) on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper permissions control. A remote attacker can trick the victim into visiting a specially crafted Web site, bypass cross-domain sandbox controls and send unauthorized cross-domain requests to cause the application to crash.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in denial of service.

Remediation

Update Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat 8.x to version 8.2.1.
Update Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat 9.x to version 9.3.1.

External links

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-07.html

2) Arbitrary code execution

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain elevated privileges on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper permissions control. A remote attacker can gain elevated privileges, cause the target application to crash or even execute arbitrary code.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in arbitrary code execution.

Remediation

Update Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat 8.x to version 8.2.1.
Update Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat 9.x to version 9.3.1.

External links

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-07.html

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