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CVE-2009-1492 Detail

Current Description

The getAnnots Doc method in the JavaScript API in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.1, 8.1.4, 7.1.1, and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or execute arbitrary code via a PDF file that contains an annotation, and has an OpenAction entry with JavaScript code that calls this method with crafted integer arguments.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/30/2009
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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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blogs.adobe.com/psirt/2009/04/potential_adobe_reader_issue.html Vendor Advisory
http://blogs.adobe.com/psirt/2009/04/update_on_adobe_reader_issue.html Vendor Advisory
http://blogs.adobe.com/psirt/2009/05/adobe_reader_issue_update.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-05/msg00001.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-06/msg00003.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://packetstorm.linuxsecurity.com/0904-exploits/getannots.txt Exploit Third Party Advisory
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200907-06.xml Third Party Advisory
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-259028-1 Broken Link
http://support.nortel.com/go/main.jsp?cscat=BLTNDETAIL&id=926953 Third Party Advisory
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-06.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/970180 Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0478.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34736 Exploit Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022139 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-133B.html Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1189 Third Party Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1317 Third Party Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/50145 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/8569 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1492
NVD Published Date:
04/30/2009
NVD Last Modified:
11/08/2018