CVE-2010-4091

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

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 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 AS version 4 Extras (acroread) RHSA-2010:0934 2010-12-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (acroread) RHSA-2010:0934 2010-12-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (acroread) RHSA-2010:0934 2010-12-01

Mitigation

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