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Adobe APSB09-15: Adobe Reader Stack Consumption Denial of Service Vulnerability

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) September 25, 2009 November 04, 2009 June 20, 2013

Description

Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.1.3, 9.1.2, 9.1.1, and earlier 9.x versions; 8.1.6 and earlier 8.x versions; and possibly 7.1.4 and earlier 7.x versions suffer from a stack consumption flaw. This allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a PDF file with a large number of open square bracket ("[") characters in the argument to the alert method.

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References

Solution Reference

Adobe Security Update

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