Executive Summary

Informations
NameCVE-2009-2979First vendor Publication2009-10-19
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2010-08-21

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Cvss Base Score4.3Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score2.9Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score8.6AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.x before 9.2, 8.x before 8.1.7, and possibly 7.x through 7.1.4 do not properly perform XMP-XML entity expansion, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted document.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2979

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6280
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6280
Title: Adobe Reader and Acrobat denial of service via a crafted document
Description: Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.x before 9.2, 8.x before 8.1.7, and possibly 7.x through 7.1.4 do not properly perform XMP-XML entity expansion, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted document.
Family: windows Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2009-2979
Version: 16
Platform(s): Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows 7
Product(s): Adobe Reader
Adobe Acrobat
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application24
Application26

OpenVAS Exploits

DateDescription
2009-10-27Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200910-03 (acroread)
File : nvt/glsa_200910_03.nasl
2009-10-27Name : SuSE Security Advisory SUSE-SA:2009:049 (acroread, acroread_ja)
File : nvt/suse_sa_2009_049.nasl
2009-10-22Name : Adobe Reader Multiple Vulnerabilities - Oct09 (Linux)
File : nvt/gb_adobe_prdts_mult_vuln_oct09_lin.nasl
2009-10-22Name : Adobe Reader/Acrobat Multiple Vulnerabilities - Oct09 (Win)
File : nvt/gb_adobe_prdts_mult_vuln_oct09_win.nasl
2009-10-19Name : RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:1499
File : nvt/RHSA_2009_1499.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

idDescription
58921Adobe Reader / Acrobat XMP-XML Entity Expansion Unspecified DoS

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2011-01-27Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_acroread-6582.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-01-27Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_acroread-6583.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-01-27Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_acroread_ja-6584.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-01-27Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_acroread_ja-6585.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-10-30Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_acroread-6588.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-10-26Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_0_acroread-091022.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-10-26Name : The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_acroread-091022.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-10-26Name : The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_acroread_ja-091022.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-10-26Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-200910-03.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-10-26Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_1_acroread-091022.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-10-15Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2009-1499.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-10-14Name : The version of Adobe Acrobat on the remote Windows host is affected by multip...
File : adobe_acrobat_apsb09-15.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-10-14Name : The PDF file viewer on the remote Windows host is affected by a memory corrup...
File : adobe_reader_apsb09-15.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Internal Sources (Detail)

SourceUrl
BIDhttp://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36638
CERThttp://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-286B.html
CONFIRMhttp://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-15.html
SECTRACKhttp://securitytracker.com/id?1023007
VUPENhttp://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2898

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