Executive Summary

Informations
NameCVE-2009-2993First vendor Publication2009-10-19
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2010-08-21

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score9.3Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score10Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score8.6AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

The JavaScript for Acrobat API in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 7.x before 7.1.4, 8.x before 8.1.7, and 9.x before 9.2 does not properly implement the (1) Privileged Context and (2) Safe Path restrictions for unspecified JavaScript methods, which allows remote attackers to create arbitrary files, and possibly execute arbitrary code, via the cPath parameter in a crafted PDF file. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2993

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

idName
CWE-20Improper Input Validation

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5822
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5822
Title: Adobe Reader and Acrobat cause Multiple Vulnerabilities
Description: The JavaScript for Acrobat API in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 7.x before 7.1.4, 8.x before 8.1.7, and 9.x before 9.2 does not properly implement the (1) Privileged Context and (2) Safe Path restrictions for unspecified JavaScript methods, which allows remote attackers to create arbitrary files, and possibly execute arbitrary code, via the cPath parameter in a crafted PDF file. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
Family: windows Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2009-2993
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
58908Adobe Reader / Acrobat Multiple Unspecified Validation Weakness Arbitrary Cod...

Snort® IPS/IDS

DateDescription
2014-01-10Adobe Acrobat Reader doc.export arbitrary file write attempt
RuleID : 16324 - Revision : 11 - Type : FILE-PDF

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 SuSE system is missing the security patch acroread-6588
File : suse_acroread-6588.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-10-26Name : The remote SuSE system is missing a security patch for acroread
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 SuSE system is missing a security patch for acroread
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
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36664
CERThttp://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-286B.html
CERT-VNhttp://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/257117
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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2014-02-17 10:51:25
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2013-05-10 23:56:15
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