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CVE-2009-4324

Impact: Critical
Public: 2009-12-14
Bugzilla: 547799: CVE-2009-4324 acroread: media.newplayer JavaScript API code execution vulnerability (APSB10-02)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Use-after-free vulnerability in the Doc.media.newPlayer method in Multimedia.api in 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 PDF file using ZLib compressed streams, as exploited in the wild in December 2009.

Find out more about CVE-2009-4324 from the MITRE CVE 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 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

External References

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