Adobe Acrobat Reader prior 9.0 memory corruption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Adobe Acrobat Reader (Document Reader Software). Affected is an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was released 06/30/2010 by Tavis Ormandy with Google Security Team (Website). The advisory is available at adobe.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2010-2209 since 06/08/2010. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 47164 (Adobe Acrobat < 9.3.3 / 8.2.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB10-15)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows and running in the context local. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 165597 (SUSE Enterprise Linux Security Update Acrobat Reader (SUSE-SA:2010:029)).

Upgrading to version 9.0 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 41240), SecurityTracker (ID 1024159), Vulnerability Center (SBV-26296) and Tenable (47164). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 53889, 53888, 53887 and 53885.

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Nessus ID: 47164
Nessus Name: Adobe Acrobat < 9.3.3 / 8.2.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB10-15)
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OpenVAS ID: 801365
OpenVAS Name: Adobe Acrobat and Reader Multiple Vulnerabilities -July10 (Windows)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Acrobat Reader 9.0
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Vendor: https://www.adobe.com/

Advisory: adobe.com
Researcher: Tavis Ormandy
Organization: Google Security Team
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2010-2209 (🔍)
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SecurityFocus: 41240 - Adobe Acrobat and Reader CVE-2010-2209 Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability
SecurityTracker: 1024159
Vulnerability Center: 26296 - [APSB10-15] Adobe Acrobat on MacOS X and Windows Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability via Unspecified Vectors, Medium
Vupen: ADV-2010-1636

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