60980 : Adobe Reader / Acrobat Doc.media.newPlayer Use-After-Free Arbitrary Code Execution
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2009-12-15
Days of Exposure
28 days

Description

Acrobat and Reader contain a flaw that may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code. The issue is triggered by a use-after-free condition in Doc.media.newPlayer when parsing a specially crafted PDF file.

Classification

Location: Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Public, Exploit Commercial, Virus / Malware
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Uncoordinated Disclosure, Uncoordinated Disclosure, Discovered in the Wild

Solution

Upgrade to version 9.3 or higher for Windows, or 8.2 or higher for Mac, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Adobe Systems Incorporated
Acrobat
9.2
Adobe Reader
9.2

References

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Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 9.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2009-12-15 | Disagree? | There are 1 more: View All

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