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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-1492

The getAnnots Doc method in the JavaScript API in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.1, 8.1.4, 7.1.1, and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or execute arbitrary code via a PDF file that contains an annotation, and has an OpenAction entry with JavaScript code that calls this method with crafted integer arguments.
Publish Date : 2009-04-30 Last Update Date : 2018-11-08
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeMemory corruption
CWE ID 399

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat critical
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2009-04-28 2009-04-27
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-1492 unix
ELSA-2009:0478: acroread security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22282 unix
RHSA-2009:0478: acroread security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20090478 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-1492

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Adobe Acrobat Reader 13

- References For CVE-2009-1492 CONFIRM
XF reader-getannots-code-execution(50145)
VUPEN ADV-2009-1189
VUPEN ADV-2009-1317
CERT TA09-133B
BID 34736 Adobe Reader 'getAnnots()' JavaScript Function Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-13
SECTRACK 1022139
CERT-VN VU#970180
GENTOO GLSA-200907-06
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:011

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-1492

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