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CVE-2010-2862

Impact: Critical
Public: 2010-08-04
Bugzilla: 621687: CVE-2010-2862 acroread: integer overflow flaw allows remote arbitrary code execution

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in CoolType.dll in Adobe Reader 8.2.3 and 9.3.3, and Acrobat 9.3.3, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a TrueType font with a large maxCompositePoints value in a Maximum Profile (maxp) table.

Find out more about CVE-2010-2862 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-2010:0636 August 20, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 Extras (acroread) RHSA-2010:0636 August 20, 2010

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