Executive Summary

Informations
NameCVE-2009-3431First vendor Publication2009-09-25
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2010-11-24

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Cvss Base Score5Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score2.9Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score10AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

Stack consumption vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.1.3, 9.1.2, 9.1.1, and earlier 9.x versions; 8.1.6 and earlier 8.x versions; and possibly 7.1.4 and earlier 7.x versions allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a PDF file with a large number of [ (open square bracket) characters in the argument to the alert method. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3431

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

idName
CWE-119Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6532
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6532
Title: Adobe Reader and Acrobat denial of service (application crash) via a PDF
Description: Stack consumption vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.1.3, 9.1.2, 9.1.1, and earlier 9.x versions; 8.1.6 and earlier 8.x versions; and possibly 7.1.4 and earlier 7.x versions allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a PDF file with a large number of [ (open square bracket) characters in the argument to the alert method. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
Family: windows Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2009-3431
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
Application60
Application25

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
2009-10-19Name : RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:1499
File : nvt/RHSA_2009_1499.nasl
2009-10-06Name : Adobe Acrobat PDF File Denial Of Service Vulnerability
File : nvt/gb_adobe_acrobat_pdf_dos_vuln.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

idDescription
58415Adobe Acrobat Alert Method Square Bracket Character 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 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/35148
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

Alert History

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2014-02-17 10:51:47
  • Multiple Updates
2013-05-10 23:58:07
  • Multiple Updates