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Buffer Overflow Vulnerability in Adobe Acrobat and Reader (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

10.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

This host has Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader installed, and is prone to buffer overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

This issue is due to error in array indexing while processing JBIG2 streams and unspecified vulnerability related to a JavaScript method.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Adobe Reader/Acrobat version 9.x < 9.1, 8.x < 8.1.4, 7.x < 7.1.1 on Windows.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Reader/Acrobat version 9.1 or 7.1.1 or 8.1.4 or later.