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Adobe Reader/Acrobat SWF Content Arbitrary Code Execution

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Release Date:  2009-07-23    Last Update:  2009-08-03    Views:  36,174

Secunia Advisory SA35949

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Reader and Acrobat, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to an error in authplay.dll when processing SWF content and can be exploited to execute arbitrary code.

This is related to:
SA35948

NOTE: The vulnerability is currently being actively exploited.

The vulnerability is reported in version 9.1.2 and prior 9.x versions.


Solution:
Update to version 9.1.3.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported as a 0-day.

Original Advisory:
Adobe:
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa09-03.html
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-10.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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