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APSB09-15: Security updates available for Adobe Reader and Acrobat (CVE-2009-2993)

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APSB09-15: Security updates available for Adobe Reader and Acrobat (CVE-2009-2993)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
10/19/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/12/2012
Modified
08/09/2013

Description

The JavaScript for Acrobat API in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 7.x before 7.1.4, 8.x before 8.1.7, and 9.x before 9.2 does not properly implement the (1) Privileged Context and (2) Safe Path restrictions for unspecified JavaScript methods, which allows remote attackers to create arbitrary files, and possibly execute arbitrary code, via the cPath parameter in a crafted PDF file. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Solution(s)

  • adobe-acrobat-upgrade-7_1_4
  • adobe-acrobat-upgrade-8_1_7
  • adobe-acrobat-upgrade-9_1_3

References

  • adobe-acrobat-upgrade-7_1_4
  • adobe-acrobat-upgrade-8_1_7
  • adobe-acrobat-upgrade-9_1_3

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