Stack-based buffer overflow in Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat 9 before 9.1, 8 before 8.1.3 , and 7 before 7.1.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted argument to the getIcon method of a Collab object, a different vulnerability than CVE-2009-0658.
Published 2009-03-19 10:30:00
Updated 2018-11-08 20:25:11
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: OverflowInput validationExecute code

CVE-2009-0927 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

CISA vulnerability name:
Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat Stack-Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
CISA required action:
Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CISA description:
Stack-based buffer overflow in Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
Added on 2022-03-25 Action due date 2022-04-15

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2009-0927

97.46%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 100 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2009-0927

  • Adobe Collab.getIcon() Buffer Overflow
    Disclosure Date: 2009-03-24
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    exploit/windows/browser/adobe_geticon
    This module exploits a buffer overflow in Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat. Affected versions include < 7.1.1, < 8.1.3, and < 9.1. By creating a specially crafted pdf that a contains malformed Collab.getIcon() call, an attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code.
  • Adobe Collab.getIcon() Buffer Overflow
    Disclosure Date: 2009-03-24
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    exploit/windows/fileformat/adobe_geticon
    This module exploits a buffer overflow in Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat. Affected versions include < 7.1.1, < 8.1.3, and < 9.1. By creating a specially crafted pdf that a contains malformed Collab.getIcon() call, an attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code.

CVSS scores for CVE-2009-0927

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.3
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.6
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2009-0927

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2009-0927

Products affected by CVE-2009-0927

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