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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-3459

Heap-based buffer overflow in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 7.x before 7.1.4, 8.x before 8.1.7, and 9.x before 9.2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF file that triggers memory corruption, as exploited in the wild in October 2009. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
Publish Date : 2009-10-13 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
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 CodeOverflowMemory corruption
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat critical
6.8
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2009-10-08 2009-10-08
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Adobe Reader and Acrobat allow to execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF file oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6534 windows
CVE-2009-3459 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20093459 unix
ELSA-2009:1499: acroread security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22955 unix
RHSA-2009:1499: acroread security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091499 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-2009-3459

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Adobe Acrobat 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Adobe Acrobat 3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Adobe Acrobat 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Adobe Acrobat 4.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Adobe Acrobat 4.0.5a Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Adobe Acrobat 4.0.5c Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Adobe Acrobat 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Adobe Acrobat 5.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Adobe Acrobat 5.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Adobe Acrobat 5.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Adobe Acrobat 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Adobe Acrobat 6.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Adobe Acrobat 6.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Adobe Acrobat 6.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Adobe Acrobat 6.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Adobe Acrobat 6.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Adobe Acrobat 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Adobe Acrobat 7.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Adobe Acrobat 7.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Adobe Acrobat 7.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Adobe Acrobat 7.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Adobe Acrobat 7.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Adobe Acrobat 7.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Adobe Acrobat 7.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Adobe Acrobat 7.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Adobe Acrobat 7.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Adobe Acrobat 7.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Adobe Acrobat 8.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Adobe Acrobat 8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Adobe Acrobat 8.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Adobe Acrobat 8.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Adobe Acrobat 8.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Adobe Acrobat 8.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Adobe Acrobat 8.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Adobe Acrobat 9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Adobe Acrobat 9.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Adobe Acrobat 9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Adobe Acrobat 9.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Adobe Acrobat 9.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Adobe Acrobat 9.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Adobe Reader 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Adobe Reader 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Adobe Reader 4.0.5a Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Adobe Reader 4.0.5c Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Adobe Reader 4.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Adobe Reader 4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Adobe Reader 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Adobe Reader 5.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Adobe Reader 5.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Adobe Reader 5.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Adobe Reader 5.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Adobe Reader 5.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Adobe Reader 5.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Adobe Reader 5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application Adobe Reader 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application Adobe Reader 6.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application Adobe Reader 6.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application Adobe Reader 6.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application Adobe Reader 6.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application Adobe Reader 6.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 Application Adobe Reader 7.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 Application Adobe Reader 7.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 Application Adobe Reader 7.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 Application Adobe Reader 7.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 Application Adobe Reader 7.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 Application Adobe Reader 7.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 Application Adobe Reader 7.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 Application Adobe Reader 7.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 Application Adobe Reader 7.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 Application Adobe Reader 7.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 Application Adobe Reader 8.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 Application Adobe Reader 8.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
73 Application Adobe Reader 8.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
74 Application Adobe Reader 8.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
75 Application Adobe Reader 9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
76 Application Adobe Reader 9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
77 Application Adobe Reader 9.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
78 Application Adobe Reader 9.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Adobe Acrobat 40
Adobe Reader 38

- References For CVE-2009-3459

http://blogs.adobe.com/psirt/2009/10/adobe_reader_and_acrobat_issue_1.html CONFIRM
http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=7300
http://secunia.com/advisories/36983
SECUNIA 36983
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36600
BID 36600 Adobe Acrobat Reader Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-12-16
http://www.iss.net/threats/348.html
ISS 20091009 Adobe Acrobat and Acrobat Reader Remote Code Execution
http://securitytracker.com/id?1023007
SECTRACK 1023007
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2851
VUPEN ADV-2009-2851
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2898
VUPEN ADV-2009-2898
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/53691
XF adobe-reader-pdf-code-execution(53691)
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-286B.html
CERT TA09-286B
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-15.html CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-3459

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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