Multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader and Acrobat



Published: 2020-03-17 | Updated: 2020-03-19
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 13
CVE-ID CVE-2020-3804
CVE-2020-3806
CVE-2020-3795
CVE-2020-3799
CVE-2020-3792
CVE-2020-3793
CVE-2020-3801
CVE-2020-3802
CVE-2020-3805
CVE-2020-3800
CVE-2020-3807
CVE-2020-3797
CVE-2020-3803
CWE-ID CWE-125
CWE-787
CWE-121
CWE-416
CWE-401
CWE-120
CWE-119
CWE-427
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Adobe Acrobat
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Adobe Reader
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Vendor Adobe

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 13 vulnerabilities.

Updated: 19.03.2020

Updated description and references sections for vulnerability #8.

1) Out-of-bounds read

EUVDB-ID: #VU26133

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-3804

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

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

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

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Acrobat: 2020.006.20034, 2019.021.20056 - 2019.021.20061, 2015.006.30306 - 2015.006.30510, 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098, 2018.009.20044 - 2018.011.20063, 15.006.30097 - 15.023.20053

Adobe Reader: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098, 2015.006.30306 - 2015.006.30510, 2020.006.20034, 2019.008.20071 - 2019.021.20061, 2018.009.20044 - 2018.011.20063, 15.006.30097 - 15.023.20053


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb20-13.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Out-of-bounds read

EUVDB-ID: #VU26134

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-3806

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

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

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

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Acrobat: 2020.006.20034, 2019.021.20056 - 2019.021.20061, 2015.006.30306 - 2015.006.30510, 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098, 2018.009.20044 - 2018.011.20063, 15.006.30097 - 15.023.20053

Adobe Reader: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098, 2015.006.30306 - 2015.006.30510, 2020.006.20034, 2019.008.20071 - 2019.021.20061, 2018.009.20044 - 2018.011.20063, 15.006.30097 - 15.023.20053


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb20-13.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

3) Out-of-bounds write

EUVDB-ID: #VU26135

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-3795

CWE-ID: CWE-787 - Out-of-bounds Write

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing PDF files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted PDF file, trick the victim into opening it using the affected software, trigger out-of-bounds write and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Acrobat: 2020.006.20034, 2019.021.20056 - 2019.021.20061, 2015.006.30306 - 2015.006.30510, 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098, 2018.009.20044 - 2018.011.20063, 15.006.30097 - 15.023.20053

Adobe Reader: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098, 2015.006.30306 - 2015.006.30510, 2020.006.20034, 2019.008.20071 - 2019.021.20061, 2018.009.20044 - 2018.011.20063, 15.006.30097 - 15.023.20053


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb20-13.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

4) Stack-based buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU26136

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-3799

CWE-ID: CWE-121 - Stack-based Buffer Overflow

Exploit availability: No

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 unauthenticated attacker can create a specially crafted PDF file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger stack-based buffer overflow 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 Acrobat: 2020.006.20034, 2019.021.20056 - 2019.021.20061, 2015.006.30306 - 2015.006.30510, 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098, 2018.009.20044 - 2018.011.20063, 15.006.30097 - 15.023.20053

Adobe Reader: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098, 2015.006.30306 - 2015.006.30510, 2020.006.20034, 2019.008.20071 - 2019.021.20061, 2018.009.20044 - 2018.011.20063, 15.006.30097 - 15.023.20053


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb20-13.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

5) Use-after-free

EUVDB-ID: #VU26137

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-3792

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

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 unauthenticated attacker can create a specially crafted PDF file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger a use-after-free error 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 Acrobat: 2020.006.20034, 2019.021.20056 - 2019.021.20061, 2015.006.30306 - 2015.006.30510, 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098, 2018.009.20044 - 2018.011.20063, 15.006.30097 - 15.023.20053

Adobe Reader: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098, 2015.006.30306 - 2015.006.30510, 2020.006.20034, 2019.008.20071 - 2019.021.20061, 2018.009.20044 - 2018.011.20063, 15.006.30097 - 15.023.20053


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb20-13.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

6) Use-after-free

EUVDB-ID: #VU26138

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-3793

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

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 unauthenticated attacker can create a specially crafted PDF file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger a use-after-free error 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 Acrobat: 2020.006.20034, 2019.021.20056 - 2019.021.20061, 2015.006.30306 - 2015.006.30510, 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098, 2018.009.20044 - 2018.011.20063, 15.006.30097 - 15.023.20053

Adobe Reader: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098, 2015.006.30306 - 2015.006.30510, 2020.006.20034, 2019.008.20071 - 2019.021.20061, 2018.009.20044 - 2018.011.20063, 15.006.30097 - 15.023.20053


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb20-13.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

7) Use-after-free

EUVDB-ID: #VU26139

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-3801

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

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 unauthenticated attacker can create a specially crafted PDF file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger a use-after-free error 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 Acrobat: 2020.006.20034, 2019.021.20056 - 2019.021.20061, 2015.006.30306 - 2015.006.30510, 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098, 2018.009.20044 - 2018.011.20063, 15.006.30097 - 15.023.20053

Adobe Reader: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098, 2015.006.30306 - 2015.006.30510, 2020.006.20034, 2019.008.20071 - 2019.021.20061, 2018.009.20044 - 2018.011.20063, 15.006.30097 - 15.023.20053


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb20-13.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

8) Use-after-free

EUVDB-ID: #VU26140

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-3802

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

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 form objects within XFA templates in PDF files. A remote unauthenticated attacker can create a specially crafted PDF file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger a use-after-free error 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 Acrobat: 2020.006.20034, 2019.021.20056 - 2019.021.20061, 2015.006.30306 - 2015.006.30510, 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098, 2018.009.20044 - 2018.011.20063, 15.006.30097 - 15.023.20053

Adobe Reader: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098, 2015.006.30306 - 2015.006.30510, 2020.006.20034, 2019.008.20071 - 2019.021.20061, 2018.009.20044 - 2018.011.20063, 15.006.30097 - 15.023.20053


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb20-13.html
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-20-330/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

9) Use-after-free

EUVDB-ID: #VU26141

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-3805

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

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 unauthenticated attacker can create a specially crafted PDF file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger a use-after-free error 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 Acrobat: 2020.006.20034, 2019.021.20056 - 2019.021.20061, 2015.006.30306 - 2015.006.30510, 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098, 2018.009.20044 - 2018.011.20063, 15.006.30097 - 15.023.20053

Adobe Reader: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098, 2015.006.30306 - 2015.006.30510, 2020.006.20034, 2019.008.20071 - 2019.021.20061, 2018.009.20044 - 2018.011.20063, 15.006.30097 - 15.023.20053


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb20-13.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

10) Memory leak

EUVDB-ID: #VU26144

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-3800

CWE-ID: CWE-401 - Improper Release of Memory Before Removing Last Reference ('Memory Leak')

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due memory leak when processing PDF files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted PDF file, trick the victim into opening it and gain access to sensitive information.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Acrobat: 2020.006.20034, 2019.021.20056 - 2019.021.20061, 2015.006.30306 - 2015.006.30510, 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098, 2018.009.20044 - 2018.011.20063, 15.006.30097 - 15.023.20053

Adobe Reader: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098, 2015.006.30306 - 2015.006.30510, 2020.006.20034, 2019.008.20071 - 2019.021.20061, 2018.009.20044 - 2018.011.20063, 15.006.30097 - 15.023.20053


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb20-13.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

11) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU26142

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-3807

CWE-ID: CWE-120 - Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow')

Exploit availability: No

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 unauthenticated attacker can create a specially crafted PDF file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger a buffer overflow 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 Acrobat: 2020.006.20034, 2019.021.20056 - 2019.021.20061, 2015.006.30306 - 2015.006.30510, 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098, 2018.009.20044 - 2018.011.20063, 15.006.30097 - 15.023.20053

Adobe Reader: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098, 2015.006.30306 - 2015.006.30510, 2020.006.20034, 2019.008.20071 - 2019.021.20061, 2018.009.20044 - 2018.011.20063, 15.006.30097 - 15.023.20053


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb20-13.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

12) Memory corruption

EUVDB-ID: #VU26143

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-3797

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

Exploit availability: No

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 unauthenticated attacker can create a specially crafted PDF file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger a buffer overflow 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 Acrobat: 2020.006.20034, 2019.021.20056 - 2019.021.20061, 2015.006.30306 - 2015.006.30510, 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098, 2018.009.20044 - 2018.011.20063, 15.006.30097 - 15.023.20053

Adobe Reader: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098, 2015.006.30306 - 2015.006.30510, 2020.006.20034, 2019.008.20071 - 2019.021.20061, 2018.009.20044 - 2018.011.20063, 15.006.30097 - 15.023.20053


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb20-13.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

13) Insecure DLL loading

EUVDB-ID: #VU26145

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-3803

CWE-ID: CWE-427 - Uncontrolled Search Path Element

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to the application loads DLL libraries in an insecure manner. A remote attacker can place a specially crafted .dll file on a remote SMB fileshare, trick the victim into opening a file, associated with the vulnerable application, and execute arbitrary code on victim's system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Acrobat: 2020.006.20034, 2019.021.20056 - 2019.021.20061, 2015.006.30306 - 2015.006.30510, 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098, 2018.009.20044 - 2018.011.20063, 15.006.30097 - 15.023.20053

Adobe Reader: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098, 2015.006.30306 - 2015.006.30510, 2020.006.20034, 2019.008.20071 - 2019.021.20061, 2018.009.20044 - 2018.011.20063, 15.006.30097 - 15.023.20053


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb20-13.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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