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CVE-2010-2168

Impact: Critical
Public: 2010-06-29
Bugzilla: 609203: acroread: multiple code execution flaws (APSB10-15)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.x before 9.3.3, and 8.x before 8.2.3 on Windows and Mac OS X, allow attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PDF file with crafted Flash content, involving the newfunction (0x44) operator and an "invalid pointer vulnerability" that triggers memory corruption, a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-1285 and CVE-2010-2201.

Find out more about CVE-2010-2168 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-2010:0503 June 30, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 Extras (acroread) RHSA-2010:0503 June 30, 2010

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