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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-2201

Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.x before 9.3.3, and 8.x before 8.2.3 on Windows and Mac OS X, allow attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PDF file with crafted Flash content involving the (1) pushstring (0x2C) operator, (2) debugfile (0xF1) operator, and an "invalid pointer vulnerability" that triggers memory corruption, a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-1285 and CVE-2010-2168.
Publish Date : 2010-06-30 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute 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 2010-06-29 2010-06-29
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Adobe Reader and Acrobat Invalid Pointer Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6854 windows
CVE-2010-2201 unix
ELSA-2010:0503: acroread security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22991 unix
RHSA-2010:0503: acroread security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22247 unix
RHSA-2010:0503: acroread security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100503 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-2010-2201

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Adobe Acrobat 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Adobe Acrobat 8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Adobe Acrobat 8.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Adobe Acrobat 8.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Adobe Acrobat 8.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Adobe Acrobat 8.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Adobe Acrobat 8.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Adobe Acrobat 8.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Adobe Acrobat 8.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Adobe Acrobat 8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Adobe Acrobat 8.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Adobe Acrobat 8.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Adobe Acrobat 9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Adobe Acrobat 9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Adobe Acrobat 9.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Adobe Acrobat 9.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Adobe Acrobat 9.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Adobe Acrobat 9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Adobe Acrobat 9.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Adobe Acrobat 9.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Adobe Acrobat 9.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Adobe Acrobat 21
Adobe Acrobat Reader 19

- References For CVE-2010-2201
VUPEN ADV-2010-1636
BID 41237 Adobe Acrobat and Reader 'pushstring' and 'debugfile' Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2010-09-13
SECTRACK 1024159
BUGTRAQ 20100630 VUPEN Security Research - Adobe Acrobat and Reader "pushstring" Memory Corruption Vulnerability (CVE-2010-2201) CONFIRM

- Vulnerability Conditions

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

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-2201

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

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