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Adobe Reader and Acrobat allow to execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF file

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6534

Heap-based buffer overflow in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 7.x before 7.1.4 8.x before 8.1.7 and 9.x before 9.2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF file that triggers memory corruption as exploited in the wild in October 2009. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-3459
Product(s):
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Adobe Reader