Adobe Reader JBIG2 image stream buffer overflowAdded: 02/27/2009
BackgroundAdobe Acrobat is software for creating PDF documents. Adobe Reader is free software for viewing PDF documents.
ProblemA buffer overflow vulnerability allows command execution when a user opens a PDF file containing a specially crafted JBIG2 image stream.
ResolutionApply the update referenced in APSA 09-01 when available.
LimitationsExploit works on Adobe Reader 8.1.2 and requires a user to open the exploit PDF file in Adobe Reader.
Due to the nature of the vulnerability, the success of this exploit depends on the state of the target system.
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