Unspecified vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.x through 9.1.2, and Adobe Flash Player 9.x through 9.0.159.0 and 10.x through 10.0.22.87, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via (1) a crafted Flash application in a .pdf file or (2) a crafted .swf file, related to authplay.dll, as exploited in the wild in July 2009.
Published 2009-07-23 20:30:00
Updated 2009-09-16 05:31:35
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionExecute codeDenial of service

CVE-2009-1862 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

CISA vulnerability name:
Adobe Acrobat and Reader, Flash Player Unspecified Vulnerability
CISA required action:
For Adobe Acrobat and Reader, apply updates per vendor instructions. For Adobe Flash Player, the impacted product is end-of-life and should be disconnected if still in use.
CISA description:
Adobe Acrobat and Reader and Adobe Flash Player allows remote attackers to execute code or cause denial-of-service (DoS).
Added on 2022-06-08 Action due date 2022-06-22

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2009-1862

55.89%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 98 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2009-1862

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-2009-1862

  • The product constructs all or part of a code segment using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the syntax or behavior of the intended code segment.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Products affected by CVE-2009-1862

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