Information disclosure in Adobe Reader and Acrobat

Published: 2019-02-21
Severity Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2019-7815
CWE ID CWE-200
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Subscribe
Adobe Acrobat
Adobe Acrobat DC
Vendor Adobe

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Information disclosure

Severity: Medium

CVSSv3: 5.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-7815

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information Exposure

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient measures, implemented in patch for Adobe Acrobat and Reader in versions 2019.010.20091, 2017.011.30120 and 2015.006.30475, described in SB2019021207 #3 (CVE-2019-7089). A remote attacker can bypass implemented protection and gain unauthorized access to sensitive information on the system.


Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC: 2015.006.30475, 2017.011.30120, 2019.010.20091

Adobe Acrobat: 2017.011.30120

Adobe Acrobat DC: 2015.006.30475, 2019.010.20091

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb19-13.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.