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CVE-2010-4091

Impact: Critical
Public: 2010-11-04
Bugzilla: 651133: CVE-2010-4091 acroread: remote DoS or possible arbitrary code execution via EScript.api plugin

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The EScript.api plugin in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 10.x before 10.0.1, 9.x before 9.4.1, and 8.x before 8.2.6 on Windows and Mac OS X allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted PDF document that triggers memory corruption, involving the printSeps function. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Find out more about CVE-2010-4091 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-2010:0934 December 01, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (acroread) RHSA-2010:0934 December 01, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 Extras (acroread) RHSA-2010:0934 December 01, 2010

External References

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