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CVE-2009-3956

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2010-01-12
Bugzilla: 554296: CVE-2009-3956 acroread: script injection vulnerability (APSB10-02)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The default configuration of Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.x before 9.3, and 8.x before 8.2 on Windows and Mac OS X, does not enable the Enhanced Security feature, which has unspecified impact and attack vectors, related to a "script injection vulnerability," as demonstrated by Acrobat Forms Data Format (FDF) behavior that allows cross-site scripting (XSS) by user-assisted remote attackers.

Find out more about CVE-2009-3956 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (acroread) RHSA-2010:0037 January 13, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 Extras (acroread) RHSA-2010:0060 January 20, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 Extras (acroread) RHSA-2010:0038 January 13, 2010

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