CVE-2009-2993

HIGH

Description

The JavaScript for Acrobat API in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 7.x before 7.1.4, 8.x before 8.1.7, and 9.x before 9.2 does not properly implement the (1) Privileged Context and (2) Safe Path restrictions for unspecified JavaScript methods, which allows remote attackers to create arbitrary files, and possibly execute arbitrary code, via the cPath parameter in a crafted PDF file. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

References

http://securitytracker.com/id?1023007

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

http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/257117

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

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36664

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%3A5822

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-10-19

Updated: 2018-10-30

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH