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CVE-2009-0691 Detail

Description

The Foxit JPEG2000/JBIG2 Decoder add-on before 2.0.2009.616 for Foxit Reader 3.0 before Build 1817 does not properly handle a fatal error during decoding of a JPEG2000 (aka JPX) header, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF file that triggers an invalid memory access.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/23/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securitytracker.com/id?1022425
http://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf/reader/security.htm#0602 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/251793 Patch US Government Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35443 Patch
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1640 Patch Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
AND
OR
 cpe:2.3:a:foxitsoftware:jpeg2000_jbig2_decoder_add-on:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.0.2009.303
OR
 cpe:2.3:a:foxitsoftware:foxit_reader:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0691
NVD Published Date:
06/23/2009
NVD Last Modified:
06/26/2009