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Qualys Vulnerability R&D Lab has released new vulnerability checks in the Qualys Cloud Platform to protect organizations against 15 vulnerabilities that were fixed in 1 bulletins announced today by Adobe. Customers can immediately audit their networks for these and other new vulnerabilities by accessing their Qualys subscription. Visit Qualys Security Blog to prioritize remediation.
Non-Qualys customers can audit their network for these and other vulnerabilities by signing up for a Qualys Free Trial, or by trying Qualys Community Edition.
Adobe has released 1 security bulletins to fix newly discovered flaws in their software. Qualys has released the following checks for these new vulnerabilities:
Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Adobe Reader and Acrobat.
These vulnerabilities could cause the application to crash and could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.
Adobe has released updates to resolve the following vulnerabilities:
- Denial of Servlce vulnerabilities (CVE-2010-0192, CVE-2010-0193 and CVE-2010-0196)
- Memory Corruption issues that could lead to code execution (CVE-2010-0194, CVE-2010-0197, CVE-2010-0201 and CVE-2010-0204)
- Font Handling vulnerability that could lead to code execution (CVE-2010-0195)
- Buffer Overflow vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution (CVE-2010-0198, CVE-2010-0199, CVE-2010-0202 and CVE-2010-0203)
- Heap Based Overflow vulnerability that could lead to code execution (CVE-2010-1241)
Reader 9.3.1 for Windows, Macintosh and Unix
Acrobat 9.3.1 for Windows and Macintosh
Reader 8.2.1 for Windows and Macintosh
Acrobat 8.2.1 for Windows and Macintosh
Refer to vendor advisory APSB10-09 to obtain additional details.
The following are links for downloading patches to fix these vulnerabilities:
These new vulnerability checks are included in Qualys vulnerability signature 1.26.39-3. Each Qualys account is automatically updated with the latest vulnerability signatures as they become available. To view the vulnerability signature version in your account, from the Qualys Help menu, select the About tab.
To perform a selective vulnerability scan, configure a scan profile to use the following options:
In addition, prior to running a scan for these new vulnerabilities, you can estimate your exposure to these new threats by running the Risk Analysis Report, available from the Qualys Vulnerability Management Reports tab.
Platforms and Platform Identification
For more information, customers may contact Qualys Technical Support.
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