Adobe Reader and Acrobat ACE.dll buffer overflow

adobe-reader-ace-bo (65302) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Adobe Reader and Acrobat are vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by an integer overflow in ACE.dll when parsing specific ICC data. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 9.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 6.9
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to APSB11-03 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Adobe Product Security Bulletin APSB11-03: Security updates available for Adobe Reader and Acrobat.
  • ZDI-11-073: Adobe Reader ICC Parsing Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.
  • ZDI-11-073: Adobe Reader ICC Parsing Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.
  • ZDI-11-073: Adobe Reader ICC Parsing Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.
  • ZDI-11-073: Adobe Reader ICC Parsing Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.
  • BID-46219: Adobe Acrobat and Reader CVE-2011-0598 Image Parsing Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
  • CVE-2011-0598: Integer overflow in ACE.dll in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 10.x before 10.0.1, 9.x before 9.4.2, and 8.x before 8.2.6 on Windows and Mac OS X allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted ICC data, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-0596, CVE-2011-0599, and CVE-2011-0602.
  • OSVDB ID: 71383: Adobe Reader / Acrobat ACE.dll ICC Parsing Overflow
  • RHSA-2011-0301: Critical: acroread security update
  • SA43207: Adobe Reader / Acrobat Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SUSE-SA:2011:011: Adobe Acrobat Reader

Platforms Affected:

  • Adobe Acrobat 8.0 Standard
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.0 Professional
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.0
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.0.0
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1 Standard
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1 Professional
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1.1 Professional
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1.1
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1.1 Standard
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1.2 Standard
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1.2
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1.2 Security Update Professional
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1.2 Professional
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1.3
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1.3 Standard
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1.3 Professional
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1.4 Professional
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1.4 Standard
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1.4
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1.5
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1.6
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1.7
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.2
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.2.1
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.2.2
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.2.3
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.2.4
  • Adobe Acrobat 9
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.0 Professional Extended
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.0
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.0 Standard
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.0 Professional
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.0.0
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.1
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.1 Standard
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.1.1
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.1.2
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.1.3
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.2
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.3
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.3.1
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.3.2
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.3.3
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.3.4
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.4
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.4.1
  • Adobe Reader 8.0
  • Adobe Reader 8.0.0
  • Adobe Reader 8.1
  • Adobe Reader 8.1.1
  • Adobe Reader 8.1.2
  • Adobe Reader 8.1.3
  • Adobe Reader 8.1.4
  • Adobe Reader 8.1.5
  • Adobe Reader 8.1.6
  • Adobe Reader 8.1.7
  • Adobe Reader 8.2
  • Adobe Reader 8.2.1
  • Adobe Reader 8.2.2
  • Adobe Reader 8.2.3
  • 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
  • Adobe Reader 9.3.1
  • Adobe Reader 9.3.2
  • Adobe Reader 9.3.3
  • Adobe Reader 9.3.4
  • Adobe Reader 9.4
  • Adobe Reader 9.4.1
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary 6
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary 6
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary 6
  • RedHat Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.8.z Extras
  • RedHat RHEL Desktop Supplementary 5 Client
  • RedHat RHEL Extras 4
  • RedHat RHEL Supplementary 5 Server

Reported:

Feb 08, 2011

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