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Adobe Acrobat and Reader SING 'uniqueName' Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

12 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with Adobe Reader/Acrobat and is prone to buffer overflow vulnerability

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to a boundary error within 'CoolType.dll' when processing the 'uniqueName' entry of SING tables in fonts.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Adobe Reader version 9.3.4 and prior. Adobe Acrobat version 9.3.4 and prior on windows.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Adobe Reader/Adobe Acrobat version 9.4 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)