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Adobe Reader and Acrobat cause Multiple Vulnerabilities

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5822

The JavaScript for Acrobat API in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 7.x before 7.1.4 8.x before 8.1.7 and 9.x before 9.2 does not properly implement the (1) Privileged Context and (2) Safe Path restrictions for unspecified JavaScript methods which allows remote attackers to create arbitrary files and possibly execute arbitrary code via the cPath parameter in a crafted PDF file. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-2993
Product(s):
  • Adobe Reader
  • Adobe Acrobat