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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-1493: Adobe Reader: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-1493: Adobe Reader: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/30/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The customDictionaryOpen spell method in the JavaScript API in Adobe Reader 9.1, 8.1.4, 7.1.1, and earlier on Linux and UNIX allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or execute arbitrary code via a PDF file that triggers a call to this method with a long string in the second argument.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-text-acroread

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