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Adobe Reader JPEG Uninitialised Memory Vulnerability

Adobe Reader JPEG Uninitialised Memory Vulnerability
Posted Jul 1, 2010
Authored by Alin Rad Pop | Site secunia.com

Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in Adobe Reader, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. The vulnerability is caused by an uninitialized memory error in AcroForm.api when processing JPEG image data. This can be exploited to dereference out-of-bounds memory when a specially crafted PDF file is opened. Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code. Version 9.3.2 is affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary
advisories | CVE-2010-2005
SHA-256 | 1fa888e94466db10ecc4cd45faac1367ad8a73ac5c7003062c97e83fa77763bc

Adobe Reader JPEG Uninitialised Memory Vulnerability

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Secunia Research 30/06/2010

- Adobe Reader JPEG Uninitialised Memory Vulnerability -

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Table of Contents

Affected Software....................................................1
Severity.............................................................2
Vendor's Description of Software.....................................3
Description of Vulnerability.........................................4
Solution.............................................................5
Time Table...........................................................6
Credits..............................................................7
References...........................................................8
About Secunia........................................................9
Verification........................................................10

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1) Affected Software

* Adobe Reader 9.3.2

NOTE: Other versions may also be affected.

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2) Severity

Rating: Highly critical
Impact: System access
Where: From remote

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3) Vendor's Description of Software

"Adobe Reader software is the global standard for electronic document
sharing. It is the only PDF file viewer that can open and interact
with all PDF documents."

Product Link:
http://www.adobe.com/products/reader/

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4) Description of Vulnerability

Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in Adobe Reader, which
can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused by an uninitialised memory error in
AcroForm.api when processing JPEG image data. This can be exploited to
dereference out-of-bounds memory when a specially crafted PDF file is
opened.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.

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5) Solution

Update to version 8.2.3 or 9.3.3.

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6) Time Table

06/05/2010 - Vendor notified.
07/05/2010 - Vendor response.
24/06/2010 - Vendor provides status update.
29/06/2010 - Fixed versions issued.
30/06/2010 - Public disclosure.

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7) Credits

Discovered by Alin Rad Pop, Secunia Research.

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8) References

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned
CVE-2010-2005 for the vulnerability.

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9) About Secunia

Secunia offers vulnerability management solutions to corporate
customers with verified and reliable vulnerability intelligence
relevant to their specific system configuration:

http://secunia.com/advisories/business_solutions/

Secunia also provides a publicly accessible and comprehensive advisory
database as a service to the security community and private
individuals, who are interested in or concerned about IT-security.

http://secunia.com/advisories/

Secunia believes that it is important to support the community and to
do active vulnerability research in order to aid improving the
security and reliability of software in general:

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/

Secunia regularly hires new skilled team members. Check the URL below
to see currently vacant positions:

http://secunia.com/corporate/jobs/

Secunia offers a FREE mailing list called Secunia Security Advisories:

http://secunia.com/advisories/mailing_lists/

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10) Verification

Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2010-74/

Complete list of vulnerability reports published by Secunia Research:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/

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