Adobe Acrobat Reader prior 9.0 memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in Adobe Acrobat Reader (Document Reader Software) and classified as critical. Affected by this issue is some unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-119. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was presented 06/30/2010 by Tavis Ormandy with Google Security Team (Website). The advisory is shared for download at adobe.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2010-2211 since 06/08/2010. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly 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. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 10474.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 41243), SecurityTracker (ID 1024159), Vulnerability Center (SBV-26293) and Tenable (47164). See 53889, 53887, 53886 and 53885 for similar entries.

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
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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
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SecurityFocus: 41243 - Adobe Acrobat and Reader CVE-2010-2211 Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability
SecurityTracker: 1024159
Vulnerability Center: 26293 - [APSB10-15] Adobe Reader and Acrobat on MacOS X and Windows Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability, Medium
Vupen: ADV-2010-1636

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