Information disclosure in Adobe Reader and Acrobat



Published: 2020-12-09
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-29075
CWE-ID CWE-20
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 one low risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU48906

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-29075

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input 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: 2020.001.30002 - 2020.013.20066, 2019.008.20071 - 2019.021.20061, 2017.008.30051 - 2017.011.30180

Adobe Reader: 2020.001.30005 - 2020.013.20066, 2019.008.20071 - 2019.021.20061, 2017.011.30156 - 2017.011.30180


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb20-75.html

Q & A

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