CVE-2009-0198

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Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2009-06-09
Bugzilla:
505049: acroread: multiple security fixes in version 8.1.6 (APSB09-07)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Heap-based buffer overflow in the JBIG2 filter in Adobe Reader 7 and Acrobat 7 before 7.1.3, Adobe Reader 8 and Acrobat 8 before 8.1.6, and Adobe Reader 9 and Acrobat 9 before 9.1.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF file that contains JBIG2 text region segments with Huffman encoding.

Find out more about CVE-2009-0198 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 3 Extras (acroread) RHSA-2009:1109 2009-06-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (acroread) RHSA-2009:1109 2009-06-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (acroread) RHSA-2009:1109 2009-06-17
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