Bug 621687 (CVE-2010-2862) - CVE-2010-2862 acroread: integer overflow flaw allows remote arbitrary code execution
Summary: CVE-2010-2862 acroread: integer overflow flaw allows remote arbitrary code ex...
Alias: CVE-2010-2862
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: public=20100804,reported=20100805,sou...
Keywords: Security
Depends On: 624839 624840 625503
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-08-05 19:57 UTC by Vincent Danen
Modified: 2019-06-08 13:04 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2010-08-20 12:27:12 UTC

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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2010:0636 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: acroread security update 2010-08-20 12:09:32 UTC

Description Vincent Danen 2010-08-05 19:57:25 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2010-2862 to
the following vulnerability:

Name: CVE-2010-2862
URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-2862
Assigned: 20100727
Reference: MISC: http://securityevaluators.com/files/papers/CrashAnalysis.pdf
Reference: MISC: http://www.zdnet.co.uk/news/security-threats/2010/08/04/adobe-confirms-pdf-security-hole-in-reader-40089737/
Reference: SECUNIA:40766
Reference: URL: http://secunia.com/advisories/40766

Integer overflow in CoolType.dll in Adobe Reader 8.2.3 and 9.3.3, and
Acrobat 9.3.3, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a
TrueType font with a large maxCompositePoints value in a Maximum
Profile (maxp) table.

This is also mentioned in the following Adobe bulletin:


Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2010-08-20 11:40:59 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Extras for RHEL 4
  Extras for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2010:0636 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0636.html

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