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Forum Thread: Adobe Reader/Acrobat authplay.dll AVM2 Instruction Sequence Handl...

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Adobe Reader/Acrobat authplay.dll AVM2 Instruction Sequence Handling Vulnerability

Secunia Adobe Reader/Acrobat authplay.dll AVM2 Instruction Sequence Handling Vulnerability
Secunia Official 28th Mar, 2011 13:39
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A vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Reader/Acrobat, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a vulnerable bundled version of Flash Player (authplay.dll).

For more information:
SA43751

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 10.0.2 and 9.4.3 for Windows and Macintosh.

ADX3018 RE: Adobe Reader/Acrobat authplay.dll AVM2 Instruction Sequence Handling Vulnerability
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Last edited on 28th Mar, 2011 13:45
I have run the update & rebooted twice. However, PSI still reports the problem version as being present. In checking the specific file versions, I see that acrobat.exe is in fact still version 9.4.2.220 and is dated 31-JAN-2011, but acrobat.dll is now version 9.4.3.231, and is dated 12-MAR-2011. Therefore, it appears to me that the update in fact did install successfully, but PSI is not checking the correct file(s) within the Acrobat 9 installation folder.
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Anthony Wells RE: Adobe Reader/Acrobat authplay.dll AVM2 Instruction Sequence Handling Vulnerability
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Hello ADX3018 ,

You may not be aware that the comments section under any Secunia Advisory is for technical discussion of the SA itself and the vulnerabilities ; your posting creates a thread in the "vulnerabilities" sub-Forum , but it is still limited to technical input regarding the specific SA .

Your problems are with the PSI itself and not relevant to the SA itself ; you need to create your own thread using a/the links in the column on the left hand side of this Forum page .

Take care

Anthony



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