Unspecified vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 8.x before 8.2.1 and 9.x before 9.3.1 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors.
Published 2010-02-22 13:00:02
Updated 2024-07-16 17:30:27
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Vulnerability category: Execute codeDenial of service

CVE-2010-0188 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

This issue is known to have been leveraged as part of a ransomware campaign.
CISA vulnerability name:
Adobe Reader and Acrobat Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability
CISA required action:
Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CISA description:
Unspecified vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat allows attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code.
Added on 2022-03-03 Action due date 2022-03-24

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2010-0188

19.86%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 96 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2010-0188

  • Adobe Acrobat Bundled LibTIFF Integer Overflow
    Disclosure Date: 2010-02-16
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    exploit/windows/fileformat/adobe_libtiff
    This module exploits an integer overflow vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat Professional versions 8.0 through 8.2 and 9.0 through 9.3. Authors: - Microsoft - villy <villys777@gmail.com> - jduck <jduck@metasploit.com>

CVSS scores for CVE-2010-0188

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
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST 2024-07-16

References for CVE-2010-0188

Products affected by CVE-2010-0188

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