seeing is believing

Adobe Acrobat And Reader "pushstring" Memory Corruption

Adobe Acrobat And Reader "pushstring" Memory Corruption
Posted Jul 1, 2010
Authored by Nicolas Joly | Site vupen.com

VUPEN Vulnerability Research Team discovered a critical vulnerability in Adobe Acrobat and Reader. This vulnerability is caused by a memory corruption error when processing the "pushstring" (bytecode 0x2C) or "debugfile" (bytecode 0xF1) operators while parsing Flash content within a PDF document, which could be exploited by attackers to execute arbitrary code by tricking a user into opening a malicious PDF file.

tags | advisory, arbitrary
advisories | CVE-2010-2201
MD5 | 847df728e38dc76a38d242838d14f36f

Adobe Acrobat And Reader "pushstring" Memory Corruption

Change Mirror Download
VUPEN Security Research - Adobe Acrobat and Reader "pushstring" Memory 
Corruption Vulnerability (CVE-2010-2201)

http://www.vupen.com/english/research.php


I. BACKGROUND
---------------------

"Adobe Acrobat and Reader are the global standards for electronic
document sharing. They are used to create, view, search, digitally
sign, verify, print, and collaborate on Adobe PDF files."


II. DESCRIPTION
---------------------

VUPEN Vulnerability Research Team discovered a critical vulnerability in
Adobe Acrobat and Reader.

This vulnerability is caused by a memory corruption error when processing
the "pushstring" (bytecode 0x2C) or "debugfile" (bytecode 0xF1) operators
while parsing Flash content within a PDF document, which could be exploited
by attackers to execute arbitrary code by tricking a user into opening a
malicious PDF file.


III. AFFECTED PRODUCTS
---------------------------

Adobe Reader version 9.3.2 and prior
Adobe Acrobat version 9.3.2 and prior


IV. Binary Analysis & Proof-of-concept
---------------------------------------

In-depth binary analysis of the vulnerability and a code execution exploit
are available through the VUPEN Binary Analysis & Exploits Service :

http://www.vupen.com/english/services/ba-index.php


V. SOLUTION
----------------

Upgrade to Adobe Acrobat and Reader version 9.3.3 or 8.2.3.


VI. CREDIT
--------------

This vulnerability was discovered by Nicolas Joly of VUPEN Security


VII. ABOUT VUPEN Security
---------------------------

VUPEN is a leading IT security research company providing vulnerability
management and security intelligence solutions which enable enterprises
and institutions to eliminate vulnerabilities before they can be exploited,
ensure security policy compliance and meaningfully measure and manage risks.

Governmental and federal agencies, and global enterprises in the financial
services, insurance, manufacturing and technology industries rely on VUPEN
to improve their security, prioritize resources, cut time and costs, and
stay ahead of the latest threats.

* VUPEN Vulnerability Notification Service (VNS) :
http://www.vupen.com/english/services/vns-index.php

* VUPEN Binary Analysis & Exploits Service (BAE) :
http://www.vupen.com/english/services/ba-index.php

* VUPEN Threat Protection Program for Govs (TPP) :
http://www.vupen.com/english/services/tpp-index.php

* VUPEN Web Application Security Scanner (WASS) :
http://www.vupen.com/english/services/wass-index.php


VIII. REFERENCES
----------------------

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1636
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-15.html
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-2201


IX. DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
-----------------------------

2010-03-10 - Vendor notified
2010-03-10 - Vendor response
2010-06-20 - Status update received
2010-06-29 - Coordinated public Disclosure

Comments

RSS Feed Subscribe to this comment feed

No comments yet, be the first!

Login or Register to post a comment

File Archive:

July 2017

  • Su
  • Mo
  • Tu
  • We
  • Th
  • Fr
  • Sa
  • 1
    Jul 1st
    2 Files
  • 2
    Jul 2nd
    3 Files
  • 3
    Jul 3rd
    15 Files
  • 4
    Jul 4th
    4 Files
  • 5
    Jul 5th
    15 Files
  • 6
    Jul 6th
    15 Files
  • 7
    Jul 7th
    10 Files
  • 8
    Jul 8th
    2 Files
  • 9
    Jul 9th
    10 Files
  • 10
    Jul 10th
    15 Files
  • 11
    Jul 11th
    15 Files
  • 12
    Jul 12th
    19 Files
  • 13
    Jul 13th
    16 Files
  • 14
    Jul 14th
    15 Files
  • 15
    Jul 15th
    3 Files
  • 16
    Jul 16th
    2 Files
  • 17
    Jul 17th
    8 Files
  • 18
    Jul 18th
    11 Files
  • 19
    Jul 19th
    15 Files
  • 20
    Jul 20th
    15 Files
  • 21
    Jul 21st
    15 Files
  • 22
    Jul 22nd
    7 Files
  • 23
    Jul 23rd
    2 Files
  • 24
    Jul 24th
    19 Files
  • 25
    Jul 25th
    28 Files
  • 26
    Jul 26th
    2 Files
  • 27
    Jul 27th
    0 Files
  • 28
    Jul 28th
    0 Files
  • 29
    Jul 29th
    0 Files
  • 30
    Jul 30th
    0 Files
  • 31
    Jul 31st
    0 Files

Top Authors In Last 30 Days

File Tags

Systems

packet storm

© 2016 Packet Storm. All rights reserved.

Services
Security Services
Hosting By
Rokasec
close