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CVE-2010-2883 Detail

Current Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in CoolType.dll in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.x before 9.4, and 8.x before 8.2.5 on Windows and Mac OS X, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a PDF document with a long field in a Smart INdependent Glyphlets (SING) table in a TTF font, as exploited in the wild in September 2010. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.


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Evaluator Impact

Per: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa10-02.html 'Affected software versions Adobe Reader 9.3.4 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX, and Adobe Acrobat 9.3.4 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh.'

Evaluator Solution

Per: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa10-02.html 'Adobe is in the process of evaluating the schedule for an update to resolve this vulnerability.'

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blog.metasploit.com/2010/09/return-of-unpublished-adobe.html
http://community.websense.com/blogs/securitylabs/archive/2010/09/10/brief-analysis-on-adobe-reader-sing-table-parsing-vulnerability-cve-2010-2883.aspx
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-10/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-10/msg00006.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201101-08.xml
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa10-02.html Vendor Advisory 
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-21.html
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/491991 US Government Resource 
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0743.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/43057
http://www.turbolinux.co.jp/security/2011/TLSA-2011-2j.txt
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA10-279A.html US Government Resource 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2331 Vendor Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0191 Vendor Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0344 Vendor Advisory 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/61635
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11586

This CVE is in CISA's Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

Reference CISA's BOD 22-01 and Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog for further guidance and requirements.

Date Added Due Date Required Action
06/08/2022 06/22/2022 Apply updates per vendor instructions.

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-2883
NVD Published Date:
09/09/2010
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018
Source:
Adobe Systems Incorporated