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NOTE: Other versions may also be affected.
Rating: Highly critical
Impact: System access
Where: From remote
"Adobe Illustrator CS4 software is a comprehensive vector graphics environment with new transparency in gradients and multiple artboards that invite you to explore more efficient ways to design.".
Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in Adobe Illustrator, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused by a boundary error when parsing certain content in Encapsulated Postscript files. This can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow via a specially crafted file.
Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.
The vendor has issued patches to fix the vulnerability.
Discovered by Dyon Balding, Secunia Research.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned CVE-2009-3952 for the vulnerability.
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