CVE-2009-2979

MEDIUM

Description

Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.x before 9.2, 8.x before 8.1.7, and possibly 7.x through 7.1.4 do not properly perform XMP-XML entity expansion, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted document.

References

http://securitytracker.com/id?1023007

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-15.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36638

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-286B.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2898

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6280

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-10-19

Updated: 2018-10-30

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM