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CVE-2011-2436

Impact: Critical
Public: 2011-09-13
Bugzilla: 749381: acroread: multiple code execution flaws (APSB11-24)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Heap-based buffer overflow in the image-parsing library in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 8.x before 8.3.1, 9.x before 9.4.6, and 10.x before 10.1.1 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2011-2436 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-2011:1434 November 08, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (acroread) RHSA-2011:1434 November 08, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 Extras (acroread) RHSA-2011:1434 November 08, 2011

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