Intrusion Prevention

Adobe.Reader.File.Handling.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Memory Corruption vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted PDF file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted PDF file.

Affected Products

Adobe Reader 9.1.1 and earlier versions
Adobe Acrobat Standard, Pro, and Pro Extended 9.1.1 and earlier versions

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-07.html

CVE References

CVE-2009-1859