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ESB-2010.0583 - [Win][UNIX/Linux] Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat: Multiple vulnerabilities

Date: 30 June 2010
References: ASB-2010.0139  ESB-2010.0524  ESB-2010.0585  ESB-2010.0603  ESB-2010.0791  

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2010.0583
          Security updates available for Adobe Reader and Acrobat
                               30 June 2010

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Adobe Reader 9.3.2 and prior
                   Adobe Acrobat 9.3.2 and prior
                   Adobe Reader 8.2.2 and prior
                   Adobe Acrobat 8.2.2 and prior
Publisher:         Adobe
Operating System:  Windows
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2010-2212 CVE-2010-2211 CVE-2010-2210
                   CVE-2010-2209 CVE-2010-2208 CVE-2010-2207
                   CVE-2010-2206 CVE-2010-2205 CVE-2010-2204
                   CVE-2010-2203 CVE-2010-2202 CVE-2010-2201
                   CVE-2010-2168 CVE-2010-1297 CVE-2010-1295
                   CVE-2010-1285 CVE-2010-1240 

Reference:         ASB-2010.0139
                   ESB-2010.0524

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-15.html

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Security updates available for Adobe Reader and Acrobat

Release date: June 29, 2010

Vulnerability identifier: APSB10-15

CVE numbers: CVE-2010-1240, CVE-2010-1285, CVE-2010-1295, CVE-2010-1297, 
CVE-2010-2168, CVE-2010-2201, CVE-2010-2202, CVE-2010-2203, CVE-2010-2204, 
CVE-2010-2205, CVE-2010-2206, CVE-2010-2207, CVE-2010-2208, CVE-2010-2209, 
CVE-2010-2210, CVE-2010-2211, CVE-2010-2212

Platform: All Platforms

Summary

Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in Adobe Reader 9.3.2 (and 
earlier versions) for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX, Adobe Acrobat 9.3.2 (and 
earlier versions) for Windows and Macintosh, and Adobe Reader 8.2.2 (and 
earlier versions) and Adobe Acrobat 8.2.2 (and earlier versions) for Windows 
and Macintosh. These vulnerabilities, including CVE-2010-1297 referenced in 
Security Advisory APSA10-01, could cause the application to crash and could 
potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

Adobe recommends users of Adobe Reader 9.3.2 and earlier versions for Windows, 
Macintosh and UNIX update to Adobe Reader 9.3.3. (For Adobe Reader users on 
Windows and Macintosh, who cannot update to Adobe Reader 9.3.3, Adobe has 
provided the Adobe Reader 8.2.3 update.) Adobe recommends users of Adobe 
Acrobat 9.3.2 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh update to Adobe 
Acrobat 9.3.3. Adobe recommends users of Adobe Acrobat 8.2.2 and earlier 
versions for Windows and Macintosh update to Adobe Acrobat 8.2.3.

Affected software versions

Adobe Reader 9.3.2 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, and UNIX
Adobe Acrobat 9.3.2 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh

Solution

Adobe Reader
Users can utilize the product's automatic update feature. The default 
installation configuration runs automatic updates on a regular schedule and 
can be manually activated by choosing Help > Check for Updates.

Adobe Reader users on Windows can also find the appropriate update here:
http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=10&platform=Windows.

Adobe Reader users on Macintosh can also find the appropriate update here:
http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=10&platform=Macintosh.

Adobe Reader users on UNIX can find the appropriate update here:
http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=10&platform=Unix.

Adobe Acrobat
Users can utilize the product's automatic update feature. The default 
installation configuration runs automatic updates on a regular schedule and can 
be manually activated by choosing Help > Check for Updates.

Acrobat Standard and Pro users on Windows can also find the appropriate update 
here:
http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=1&platform=Windows.

Acrobat Pro Extended users on Windows can also find the appropriate update 
here: http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=158&platform=Windows.

Acrobat 3D users on Windows can also find the appropriate update here:
http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=112&platform=Windows.

Acrobat Pro users on Macintosh can also find the appropriate update here:
http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=1&platform=Macintosh.
Severity rating

Adobe categorizes these as critical updates and recommends that users apply 
the latest updates for their product installations.

Summary

Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in Adobe Reader 9.3.2 (and 
earlier versions) for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX, Adobe Acrobat 9.3.2 (and 
earlier versions) for Windows and Macintosh, and Adobe Reader 8.2.2 (and 
earlier versions) and Adobe Acrobat 8.2.2 (and earlier versions) for Windows 
and Macintosh. These vulnerabilities, including CVE-2010-1297 referenced in 
Security Advisory APSA10-01, could cause the application to crash and could 
potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

Adobe recommends users of Adobe Reader 9.3.2 and earlier versions for Windows, 
Macintosh and UNIX update to Adobe Reader 9.3.3. (For Adobe Reader users on 
Windows and Macintosh, who cannot update to Adobe Reader 9.3.3, Adobe has 
provided the Adobe Reader 8.2.3 update.) Adobe recommends users of Adobe 
Acrobat 9.3.2 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh update to Adobe 
Acrobat 9.3.3. Adobe recommends users of Adobe Acrobat 8.2.2 and earlier 
versions for Windows and Macintosh update to Adobe Acrobat 8.2.3.

This update resolves a memory corruption vulnerability that could lead to 
code execution (CVE-2010-1297).
Note: There are reports that this issue is being actively exploited in the 
wild.

This update mitigates a social engineering attack that could lead to code 
execution (CVE-2010-1240).

This update resolves an invalid pointer vulnerability that could lead to 
code execution (CVE-2010-1285).

This update resolves a memory corruption vulnerability that could lead to 
code execution (CVE-2010-1295).

This update resolves an invalid pointer vulnerability that could lead to code 
execution (CVE-2010-2168).

This update resolves an invalid pointer vulnerability that could lead to code 
execution (CVE-2010-2201).

This update resolves a memory corruption vulnerability that could lead to code 
execution (CVE-2010-2202).

This update resolves a UNIX-only memory corruption vulnerability that could 
lead to code execution (CVE-2010-2203).

This update resolves a denial of service vulnerability; arbitrary code 
execution has not been demonstrated, but may be possible (CVE-2010-2204).

This update resolves an uninitialized memory vulnerability that could lead to 
code execution (CVE-2010-2205).

This update resolves an array-indexing error vulnerability that could lead to 
code execution (CVE-2010-2206).

This update resolves a memory corruption vulnerability that could lead to code 
execution (CVE-2010-2207).

This update resolves a dereference deleted heap object vulnerability that could 
lead to code execution (CVE-2010-2208).

This update resolves a memory corruption vulnerability that could lead to code 
execution (CVE-2010-2209).

This update resolves a memory corruption vulnerability that could lead to code 
execution (CVE-2010-2210).

This update resolves a memory corruption vulnerability that could lead to code 
execution (CVE-2010-2211).

This update resolves a memory corruption vulnerability that could lead to code 
execution (CVE-2010-2212).

Acknowledgements

Adobe would like to thank the following individuals and organizations for 
reporting the relevant issues and for working with Adobe to help protect our 
customers:

    * Nicolas Joly of VUPEN Vulnerability Research Team (CVE-2010-1285, 
      CVE-2010-2168, CVE-2010-2201, CVE-2010-2212)
    * Microsoft Vulnerability Research (MSVR) (CVE-2010-1295)
    * Didier Stevens (CVE-2010-1240)
    * Philippe Lagadec of NATO C3 Agency (CVE-2010-1240)
    * An anonymous researcher through TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative 
      (CVE-2010-2202)
    * James Quirk of Los Alamos, New Mexico (CVE-2010-2203)
    * Gjoko Krstic of Zero Science Lab (CVE-2010-2204)
    * Alin Rad Pop of Secunia Research (CVE-2010-2205)
    * Carsten Eiram of Secunia Research (CVE-2010-2206)
    * Tavis Ormandy of the Google Security Team (CVE-2010-2207, CVE-2010-2208, 
      CVE-2010-2209, CVE-2010-2210, CVE-2010-2211)

Revisions

June 29, 2010 - Updated URL for UNIX release.
June 29, 2010 - Bulletin released.

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