Multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader and Acrobat



Published: 2018-09-19 | Updated: 2019-01-29
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 8
CVE ID CVE-2018-12801
CVE-2018-12840
CVE-2018-12778
CVE-2018-12775
CVE-2018-12850
CVE-2018-12849
CVE-2018-12848
CVE-2018-19723
CWE ID CWE-125
CWE-119
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Adobe Reader
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Adobe Acrobat DC
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Adobe Acrobat
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Vendor Adobe

Security Advisory

1) Out-of-bounds read

Severity: Low

CVSSv3: 3.8 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-12801

CWE-ID: CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds Read

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing PDF files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted PDF document, trick the victim into opening it, trigger out-of-bounds read and read memory contents.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Reader: 2017.008.30051, 2017.011.30066, 2017.011.30068, 2017.011.30070, 2017.011.30078, 2017.011.30099

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC: 2015.006.30306, 2015.006.30355, 2015.006.30392, 2015.006.30394, 2015.006.30413, 2015.006.30417, 2015.006.30418, 2015.006.30434, 2015.006.30448, 2018.009.20044, 2018.009.20050, 2018.011.20035, 2018.011.20038, 2018.011.20040, 2018.011.20055, 2018.011.20058

Adobe Acrobat DC: 2015.006.30306, 2015.006.30355, 2015.006.30392, 2015.006.30394, 2015.006.30413, 2015.006.30417, 2015.006.30418, 2015.006.30434, 2015.006.30448, 2018.009.20044, 2018.009.20050, 2018.011.20035, 2018.011.20038, 2018.011.20040, 2018.011.20055, 2018.011.20058

Adobe Acrobat: 2017.008.30051, 2017.011.30066, 2017.011.30068, 2017.011.30070, 2017.011.30078, 2017.011.30096

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb18-34.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website or open an attachment in an e-mail message.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

2) Out-of-bounds read

Severity: Low

CVSSv3: 3.8 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-12840

CWE-ID: CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds Read

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing PDF files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted PDF document, trick the victim into opening it, trigger out-of-bounds read and read memory contents.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Reader: 2017.008.30051, 2017.011.30066, 2017.011.30068, 2017.011.30070, 2017.011.30078, 2017.011.30099

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC: 2015.006.30306, 2015.006.30355, 2015.006.30392, 2015.006.30394, 2015.006.30413, 2015.006.30417, 2015.006.30418, 2015.006.30434, 2015.006.30448, 2018.009.20044, 2018.009.20050, 2018.011.20035, 2018.011.20038, 2018.011.20040, 2018.011.20055, 2018.011.20058

Adobe Acrobat DC: 2015.006.30306, 2015.006.30355, 2015.006.30392, 2015.006.30394, 2015.006.30413, 2015.006.30417, 2015.006.30418, 2015.006.30434, 2015.006.30448, 2018.009.20044, 2018.009.20050, 2018.011.20035, 2018.011.20038, 2018.011.20040, 2018.011.20055, 2018.011.20058

Adobe Acrobat: 2017.008.30051, 2017.011.30066, 2017.011.30068, 2017.011.30070, 2017.011.30078, 2017.011.30096

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb18-34.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website or open an attachment in an e-mail message.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

3) Out-of-bounds read

Severity: Low

CVSSv3: 3.8 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-12778

CWE-ID: CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds Read

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing PDF files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted PDF document, trick the victim into opening it, trigger out-of-bounds read and read memory contents.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Reader: 2017.008.30051, 2017.011.30066, 2017.011.30068, 2017.011.30070, 2017.011.30078, 2017.011.30099

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC: 2015.006.30306, 2015.006.30355, 2015.006.30392, 2015.006.30394, 2015.006.30413, 2015.006.30417, 2015.006.30418, 2015.006.30434, 2015.006.30448, 2018.009.20044, 2018.009.20050, 2018.011.20035, 2018.011.20038, 2018.011.20040, 2018.011.20055, 2018.011.20058

Adobe Acrobat DC: 2015.006.30306, 2015.006.30355, 2015.006.30392, 2015.006.30394, 2015.006.30413, 2015.006.30417, 2015.006.30418, 2015.006.30434, 2015.006.30448, 2018.009.20044, 2018.009.20050, 2018.011.20035, 2018.011.20038, 2018.011.20040, 2018.011.20055, 2018.011.20058

Adobe Acrobat: 2017.008.30051, 2017.011.30066, 2017.011.30068, 2017.011.30070, 2017.011.30078, 2017.011.30096

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb18-34.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website or open an attachment in an e-mail message.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

4) Out-of-bounds read

Severity: Low

CVSSv3: 3.8 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-12775

CWE-ID: CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds Read

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing PDF files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted PDF document, trick the victim into opening it, trigger out-of-bounds read and read memory contents.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Reader: 2017.008.30051, 2017.011.30066, 2017.011.30068, 2017.011.30070, 2017.011.30078, 2017.011.30099

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC: 2015.006.30306, 2015.006.30355, 2015.006.30392, 2015.006.30394, 2015.006.30413, 2015.006.30417, 2015.006.30418, 2015.006.30434, 2015.006.30448, 2018.009.20044, 2018.009.20050, 2018.011.20035, 2018.011.20038, 2018.011.20040, 2018.011.20055, 2018.011.20058

Adobe Acrobat DC: 2015.006.30306, 2015.006.30355, 2015.006.30392, 2015.006.30394, 2015.006.30413, 2015.006.30417, 2015.006.30418, 2015.006.30434, 2015.006.30448, 2018.009.20044, 2018.009.20050, 2018.011.20035, 2018.011.20038, 2018.011.20040, 2018.011.20055, 2018.011.20058

Adobe Acrobat: 2017.008.30051, 2017.011.30066, 2017.011.30068, 2017.011.30070, 2017.011.30078, 2017.011.30096

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb18-34.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website or open an attachment in an e-mail message.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

5) Out-of-bounds read

Severity: Low

CVSSv3: 3.8 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-12850

CWE-ID: CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds Read

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing PDF files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted PDF document, trick the victim into opening it, trigger out-of-bounds read and read memory contents.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Reader: 2017.008.30051, 2017.011.30066, 2017.011.30068, 2017.011.30070, 2017.011.30078, 2017.011.30099

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC: 2015.006.30306, 2015.006.30355, 2015.006.30392, 2015.006.30394, 2015.006.30413, 2015.006.30417, 2015.006.30418, 2015.006.30434, 2015.006.30448, 2018.009.20044, 2018.009.20050, 2018.011.20035, 2018.011.20038, 2018.011.20040, 2018.011.20055, 2018.011.20058

Adobe Acrobat DC: 2015.006.30306, 2015.006.30355, 2015.006.30392, 2015.006.30394, 2015.006.30413, 2015.006.30417, 2015.006.30418, 2015.006.30434, 2015.006.30448, 2018.009.20044, 2018.009.20050, 2018.011.20035, 2018.011.20038, 2018.011.20040, 2018.011.20055, 2018.011.20058

Adobe Acrobat: 2017.008.30051, 2017.011.30066, 2017.011.30068, 2017.011.30070, 2017.011.30078, 2017.011.30096

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb18-34.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website or open an attachment in an e-mail message.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

6) Out-of-bounds read

Severity: Low

CVSSv3: 3.8 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-12849

CWE-ID: CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds Read

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing PDF files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted PDF document, trick the victim into opening it, trigger out-of-bounds read and read memory contents.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Reader: 2017.008.30051, 2017.011.30066, 2017.011.30068, 2017.011.30070, 2017.011.30078, 2017.011.30099

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC: 2015.006.30306, 2015.006.30355, 2015.006.30392, 2015.006.30394, 2015.006.30413, 2015.006.30417, 2015.006.30418, 2015.006.30434, 2015.006.30448, 2018.009.20044, 2018.009.20050, 2018.011.20035, 2018.011.20038, 2018.011.20040, 2018.011.20055, 2018.011.20058

Adobe Acrobat DC: 2015.006.30306, 2015.006.30355, 2015.006.30392, 2015.006.30394, 2015.006.30413, 2015.006.30417, 2015.006.30418, 2015.006.30434, 2015.006.30448, 2018.009.20044, 2018.009.20050, 2018.011.20035, 2018.011.20038, 2018.011.20040, 2018.011.20055, 2018.011.20058

Adobe Acrobat: 2017.008.30051, 2017.011.30066, 2017.011.30068, 2017.011.30070, 2017.011.30078, 2017.011.30096

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb18-34.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website or open an attachment in an e-mail message.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

7) Buffer overflow

Severity: High

CVSSv3: 7.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-12848

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing PDF files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted PDF document, trick the victim into opening it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Reader: 2017.008.30051, 2017.011.30066, 2017.011.30068, 2017.011.30070, 2017.011.30078, 2017.011.30099

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC: 2015.006.30306, 2015.006.30355, 2015.006.30392, 2015.006.30394, 2015.006.30413, 2015.006.30417, 2015.006.30418, 2015.006.30434, 2015.006.30448, 2018.009.20044, 2018.009.20050, 2018.011.20035, 2018.011.20038, 2018.011.20040, 2018.011.20055, 2018.011.20058

Adobe Acrobat DC: 2015.006.30306, 2015.006.30355, 2015.006.30392, 2015.006.30394, 2015.006.30413, 2015.006.30417, 2015.006.30418, 2015.006.30434, 2015.006.30448, 2018.009.20044, 2018.009.20050, 2018.011.20035, 2018.011.20038, 2018.011.20040, 2018.011.20055, 2018.011.20058

Adobe Acrobat: 2017.008.30051, 2017.011.30066, 2017.011.30068, 2017.011.30070, 2017.011.30078, 2017.011.30096

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb18-34.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website or open an attachment in an e-mail message.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

8) Out-of-bounds read

Severity: Low

CVSSv3: 3.8 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-19723

CWE-ID: CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds Read

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing PDF files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted PDF document, trick the victim into opening it, trigger out-of-bounds read and read memory contents.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Reader: 2017.008.30051, 2017.011.30066, 2017.011.30068, 2017.011.30070, 2017.011.30078, 2017.011.30099

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC: 2015.006.30306, 2015.006.30355, 2015.006.30392, 2015.006.30394, 2015.006.30413, 2015.006.30417, 2015.006.30418, 2015.006.30434, 2015.006.30448, 2018.009.20044, 2018.009.20050, 2018.011.20035, 2018.011.20038, 2018.011.20040, 2018.011.20055, 2018.011.20058

Adobe Acrobat DC: 2015.006.30306, 2015.006.30355, 2015.006.30392, 2015.006.30394, 2015.006.30413, 2015.006.30417, 2015.006.30418, 2015.006.30434, 2015.006.30448, 2018.009.20044, 2018.009.20050, 2018.011.20035, 2018.011.20038, 2018.011.20040, 2018.011.20055, 2018.011.20058

Adobe Acrobat: 2017.008.30051, 2017.011.30066, 2017.011.30068, 2017.011.30070, 2017.011.30078, 2017.011.30096

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb18-34.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website or open an attachment in an e-mail message.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.