CVE-2009-3958

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2010-01-12
Bugzilla:
554293: CVE-2009-3953 CVE-2009-3954 CVE-2009-3955 CVE-2009-3959 acroread: multiple code execution flaws (APSB10-02)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the NOS Microsystems getPlus Helper ActiveX control before 1.6.2.49 in gp.ocx in the Download Manager in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.x before 9.3, and 8.x before 8.2 on Windows and Mac OS X, might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified initialization parameters.

Find out more about CVE-2009-3958 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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