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621687: CVE-2010-2862 acroread: integer overflow flaw allows remote arbitrary code execution

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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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 AS version 4 Extras (acroread) RHSA-2010:0636 2010-08-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (acroread) RHSA-2010:0636 2010-08-20

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