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CVE-2009-2987 Detail

Current Description

Unspecified vulnerability in an ActiveX control in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 7.x before 7.1.4, 8.x before 8.1.7, and 9.x before 9.2 on Windows allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via unknown vectors.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

Evaluator Impact

Per: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-15.html This update resolves a remote denial of service issue in the ActiveX control specific to the Windows OS (CVE-2009-2987).

Evaluator Solution

Solution Per: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-15.html Adobe Reader Adobe Reader users on Windows can find the appropriate update here: http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=10&platform=Windows. Adobe Reader users on Macintosh can find the appropriate update here: http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=10&platform=Macintosh. Adobe Reader users on UNIX can find the appropriate update here: http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=10&platform=Unix. 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%3A6274

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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9.1.3

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:7.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:8.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:9.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:acrobat_reader:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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9.1.3


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2987
NVD Published Date:
10/19/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018