Adobe Acrobat and Reader JpxDecode code execution
|acrobat-reader-jpxdecode-code-exec (55553)||High Risk|
Adobe Acrobat and Reader could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a sign extension error when handling a Jp2c stream of a JpxDecode data stream embedded within a PDF document. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted PDF file, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to corrupt memory and execute arbitrary code on the system.
Refer to APSB10-02 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.
- Adobe Product Security Bulletin APSB10-02: Security updates available for Adobe Reader and Acrobat.
- BID-37757: Adobe Reader and Acrobat JpxDecode Memory Corruption Vulnerability
- CVE-2009-3955: Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.x before 9.3, and 8.x before 8.2 on Windows and Mac OS X, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted JPC_MS_RGN marker in the Jp2c stream of a JpxDecode encoded data stream, which triggers an integer sign extension that bypasses a sanity check, leading to memory corruption.
- RHSA-2010-0037: Critical: acroread security and bug fix update
- RHSA-2010-0038: Critical: acroread security update
- RHSA-2010-0060: Critical: acroread security update
- SA37690: Adobe Reader/Acrobat "Doc.media.newPlayer()" Memory Corruption
- SA38138: Adobe Reader/Acrobat 7 Multiple Vulnerabilities
- SECTRACK ID: 1023446: Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader Flaws Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Deny Service
- SUSE-SA:2010:008: Acrobat Reader security problems
- Adobe Acrobat 8.1.7
- Adobe Acrobat 9.2
- Adobe Reader 8.1.7
- Adobe Reader 9.0
- Adobe Reader 9.1
- Adobe Reader 9.1.1
- Adobe Reader 9.1.2
- Adobe Reader 9.1.3
- Adobe Reader 9.2
- Novell OpenSUSE 11.0
- RedHat Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.8.z Extras
- RedHat RHEL Desktop Supplementary 5 Client
- RedHat RHEL Extras 3
- RedHat RHEL Extras 4
- RedHat RHEL Supplementary 5 Server
- RedHat RHEL Supplementary 5.4.z EUS
Jan 12, 2010
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