CVE-2009-3955

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2010-01-12
Bugzilla:
554293: CVE-2009-3953 CVE-2009-3954 CVE-2009-3955 CVE-2009-3959 acroread: multiple code execution flaws (APSB10-02)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.x before 9.3, and 8.x before 8.2 on Windows and Mac OS X, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted JPC_MS_RGN marker in the Jp2c stream of a JpxDecode encoded data stream, which triggers an integer sign extension that bypasses a sanity check, leading to memory corruption.

Find out more about CVE-2009-3955 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (acroread) RHSA-2010:0037 2010-01-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (acroread) RHSA-2010:0038 2010-01-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3 Extras (acroread) RHSA-2010:0060 2010-01-20

Mitigation

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