Intrusion Prevention

Adobe.Reader.CoolType.DLL.PDF.Handling.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a remote code-execution vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when CoolType.dll handles a specially crafted PDF file. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Products

Adobe Reader 9.3.2 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, and UNIX
Adobe Acrobat 9.3.2 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the patch from the vendor:
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-15.html

CVE References

CVE-2010-2209