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Adobe Acrobat and Reader JavaScript Method Code Execution Vulnerability

Last Update Date: 28 Jan 2011 Release Date: 20 Mar 2009 4267 Views

RISK: Medium Risk

A vulnerability has been identified in Adobe Reader and Acrobat, which could be exploited by attackers to compromise a vulnerable system. This issue is caused by an error whithin the processing of an unspecified JavaScript method, which could allow attackers to cause a vulnerable application to crash or execute arbitrary code by tricking a user into opening a specially crafted PDF file.


Impact

  • Remote Code Execution

System / Technologies affected

  • Adobe Reader versions prior to 9.1
  • Adobe Reader versions prior to 8.1.3
  • Adobe Reader versions prior to 7.1.1
  • Adobe Acrobat Standard versions prior to 9.1
  • Adobe Acrobat Pro versions prior to 9.1
  • Adobe Acrobat Pro Extended versions prior to 9.1
  • Adobe Acrobat versions prior to 8.1.3
  • Adobe Acrobat versions prior to 7.1.1

Solutions

Before installation of the software, please visit the software manufacturer web-site for more details.


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