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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-4764 (1 public exploit)

Adobe Reader 8.x and 9.x on Windows is able to execute EXE files that are embedded in a PDF document, which makes it easier for remote attackers to trick users into executing arbitrary code via a crafted document.
Publish Date : 2010-04-05 Last Update Date : 2017-09-18
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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) Execute Code

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Vulnerability in Adobe Reader 8.x and 9.x on Windows - to execute EXE files embedded in a PDF document oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6976 windows
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-2009-4764

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Adobe Acrobat Reader 15

- References For CVE-2009-4764
XF adobereader-exe-code-execution(57994)
MLIST [dailydave] 20100401 0day, it may not be
MLIST [dailydave] 20100401 0day, it may not be

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-4764

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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