Vulnerability Details

Adobe Reader Multiple Vulnerabilities April-2012 (Windows)

Published: 2012-04-16 13:38:36
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Summary:
This host is installed with Adobe Reader and is prone to multiple vulnerabilities.

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

Technical Details:
The flaws are due to - An unspecified error when handling JavaScript/JavaScript API can be exploited to corrupt memory. - An integer overflow error when handling True Type Font (TTF) can be exploited to corrupt memory. - The application loads executables (msiexec.exe) in an insecure manner.

Impact:
Successful exploitation will let attackers to bypass certain security restrictions, execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors or cause a denial of service.

Affected Versions:
Adobe Reader version 9.x to 9.5 and prior and 10.x to 10.1.2 on Windows

Recommendations:
Upgrade to Adobe Reader version 9.5.1 or 10.1.3 or later.

Detection Type:
Windows Registry

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-0776
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-0774
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-0775

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/52952
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/52951
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/52949

References:

http://secunia.com/advisories/48733
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1026908
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-08.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2012-04-16
Modified
2018-10-12
Category
General

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