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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.

Source:  MITRE
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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

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

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:7.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:7.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:7.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:7.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:8.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:9.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:9.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
9.1.3


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