CVE-2009-2984 Detail

Current Description

Unspecified vulnerability in the image decoder in Adobe Acrobat 9.x before 9.2, and possibly 7.x through 7.1.4 and 8.x through 8.1.7, allows attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors.


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Evaluator Impact

Per: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-15.html This update resolves an image decoder issue that leads to a Denial of Service (DoS); arbitrary code execution has not been demonstrated, but may be possible. This issue is specific to Acrobat and does not affect Adobe Reader. (CVE-2009-2984). NOTE: this issue is resolved in the Acrobat 9.2 update.

Evaluator Solution

Per: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-15.html Solution Acrobat Acrobat Standard and Pro users on Windows can find the appropriate update here: http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=1&platform=Windows. Acrobat Pro Extended users on Windows can find the appropriate update here: http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=158&platform=Windows Acrobat 3D users on Windows can find the appropriate update here: http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=112&platform=Windows. Acrobat Pro users on Macintosh can find the appropriate update here: http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=1&platform=Macintosh.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securitytracker.com/id?1023007
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-15.html Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36638
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-286B.html Patch  US Government Resource 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2898 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5523

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2984
NVD Published Date:
10/19/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018
Source:
MITRE