CVE-2009-4324

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

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 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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