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Secunia Security Advisory 51791

Secunia Security Advisory 51791
Posted Jan 11, 2013
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges and by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions and compromise a user's system.

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Secunia Security Advisory 51791

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The final version of the CSI 6.0 has been released.
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TITLE:
Adobe Reader / Acrobat Multiple Vulnerabilities

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA51791

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/51791/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=51791

RELEASE DATE:
2013-01-09

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/51791/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/51791/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=51791

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Adobe Reader and Adobe
Acrobat, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain
escalated privileges and by malicious people to bypass certain
security restrictions and compromise a user's system.

1) An unspecified error can be exploited to corrupt memory.

2) Some unspecified errors can be exploited to corrupt memory.

3) Another unspecified error can be exploited to corrupt memory.

4) A use-after-free error can be exploited to dereference already
freed memory.

5) An unspecified error can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer
overflow.

6) Another unspecified error can be exploited to cause a heap-based
buffer overflow.

7) An unspecified error can be exploited to cause a stack-based
buffer overflow.

8) Another unspecified error can be exploited to cause a stack-based
buffer overflow.

9) Some unspecified errors can be exploited to cause buffer
overflows.

10) Some integer overflow errors can be exploited to corrupt memory.

11) An unspecified error can be exploited to gain escalated
privileges.

12) Some unspecified logic errors can be exploited to execute
arbitrary code.

13) An unspecified error can be exploited to bypass certain security
restrictions.

14) Another unspecified error can be exploited to bypass certain
security restrictions.

Successful exploitation of vulnerabilities #1 through #10 and #12 may
allow execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerabilities are reported in the following products:
* Adobe Reader XI and Acrobat XI version 11.0.0 for Windows and
Macintosh.
* Adobe Reader X and Acrobat X versions 10.1.4 and prior for Windows
and Macintosh.
* Adobe Reader and Acrobat versions 9.5.2 and prior for Windows and
Macintosh.
* Adobe Reader for Linux versions 9.5.1 and prior.

SOLUTION:
Update to a fixed version.

Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
1) The vendor credits Nicolas Gregoire via iDefense Labs
2, 4, 7, 9, 10, 12) The vendor credits Mateusz Jurczyk and Gynvael
Coldwind, Google Security Team
3) The vendor independently credits David D. Rude II, iDefense Labs
and Alexander Gavrun via iDefense Labs
5) The vendor credits Tom Gallagher, Microsoft and Microsoft
Vulnerability Research
6) The vendor credits Alexander Gavrun via iDefense Labs
8) Reported by the vendor
11) The vendor independently credits Myke Hamada, Joost Bakker, Anand
Bhat, and Timothy McKenzie
13) The vendor credits Joel Geraci, Practical:PDF
14) The vendor independently credits Billy Rios, Federico Lanusse,
and Mauro Gentile

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
Adobe (APSB13-02):
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb13-02.html

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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