VUPEN Security Research - Adobe Acrobat and Reader "newfunction" Memory Corruption Vulnerability (CVE-2010-2168)
"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."
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 "newfunction" operator (bytecode 0x44) 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.
Adobe Reader version 9.3.2 and prior Adobe Acrobat version 9.3.2 and prior
In-depth binary analysis of the vulnerability and a code execution exploit are available through the VUPEN Binary Analysis & Exploits Service :
Upgrade to Adobe Acrobat and Reader version 9.3.3 or 8.2.3.
This vulnerability was discovered by Nicolas Joly of VUPEN Security
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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-2010-2168
2010-03-08 - Vendor notified 2010-03-08 - Vendor response 2010-06-20 - Status update received 2010-06-29 - Coordinated public Disclosure