Multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Acrobat and Reader



Published: 2022-01-11 | Updated: 2022-10-13
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 28
CVE-ID CVE-2021-44715
CVE-2021-45068
CVE-2021-45067
CVE-2021-45064
CVE-2021-45063
CVE-2021-45062
CVE-2021-45061
CVE-2021-45060
CVE-2021-44742
CVE-2021-44741
CVE-2021-44740
CVE-2021-44739
CVE-2021-44714
CVE-2021-44701
CVE-2021-44713
CVE-2021-44712
CVE-2021-44711
CVE-2021-44710
CVE-2021-44709
CVE-2021-44708
CVE-2021-44707
CVE-2021-44706
CVE-2021-44705
CVE-2021-44704
CVE-2021-44703
CVE-2021-44702
CVE-2022-24092
CVE-2022-24091
CWE-ID CWE-125
CWE-787
CWE-788
CWE-416
CWE-476
CWE-20
CWE-254
CWE-190
CWE-122
CWE-824
CWE-121
CWE-284
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #3 is available.
Public exploit code for vulnerability #17 is available.
Public exploit code for vulnerability #18 is available.
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Adobe Acrobat
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Adobe Reader
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Vendor Adobe

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 28 vulnerabilities.

Updated: 21.03.2022

Added vulnerabilities #27-28.

1) Out-of-bounds read

EUVDB-ID: #VU59442

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-44715

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. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted PDF file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger an 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: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30503 - 2015.006.30527, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099

Adobe Reader: 2017.011.30156 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30508 - 2015.006.30523, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb22-01.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 write

EUVDB-ID: #VU59431

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-45068

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 embedded fonts. 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: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30503 - 2015.006.30527, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099

Adobe Reader: 2017.011.30156 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30508 - 2015.006.30523, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb22-01.html
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-22-058/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

3) Access of memory location after end of buffer

EUVDB-ID: #VU59449

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-45067

CWE-ID: CWE-788 - Access of Memory Location After End of Buffer

Exploit availability: Yes

Description

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

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

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Acrobat: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30503 - 2015.006.30527, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099

Adobe Reader: 2017.011.30156 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30508 - 2015.006.30523, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb22-01.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) Use-after-free

EUVDB-ID: #VU59424

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-45064

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when processing PDF files. A remote 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 system.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Acrobat: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30503 - 2015.006.30527, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099

Adobe Reader: 2017.011.30156 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30508 - 2015.006.30523, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb22-01.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: #VU59448

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-45063

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when processing JP2 images. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted PDF file, trigger a use-after-free error and gain access to sensitive information.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Acrobat: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30503 - 2015.006.30527, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099

Adobe Reader: 2017.011.30156 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30508 - 2015.006.30523, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb22-01.html
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-22-059/

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: #VU59423

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-45062

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when processing PDF files. A remote 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 system.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Acrobat: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30503 - 2015.006.30527, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099

Adobe Reader: 2017.011.30156 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30508 - 2015.006.30523, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb22-01.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) Out-of-bounds write

EUVDB-ID: #VU59430

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-45061

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 embedded fonts. 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: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30503 - 2015.006.30527, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099

Adobe Reader: 2017.011.30156 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30508 - 2015.006.30523, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb22-01.html
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-22-056/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

8) Out-of-bounds read

EUVDB-ID: #VU59445

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-45060

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

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

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

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Acrobat: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30503 - 2015.006.30527, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099

Adobe Reader: 2017.011.30156 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30508 - 2015.006.30523, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb22-01.html
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-22-060/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

9) Out-of-bounds read

EUVDB-ID: #VU59444

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-44742

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. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted PDF file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger an 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: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30503 - 2015.006.30527, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099

Adobe Reader: 2017.011.30156 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30508 - 2015.006.30523, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb22-01.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) NULL pointer dereference

EUVDB-ID: #VU59447

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-44741

CWE-ID: CWE-476 - NULL Pointer Dereference

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a NULL pointer dereference error. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted PDF file and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Acrobat: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30503 - 2015.006.30527, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099

Adobe Reader: 2017.011.30156 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30508 - 2015.006.30523, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb22-01.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) NULL pointer dereference

EUVDB-ID: #VU59446

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-44740

CWE-ID: CWE-476 - NULL Pointer Dereference

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a NULL pointer dereference error. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted PDF file and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Acrobat: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30503 - 2015.006.30527, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099

Adobe Reader: 2017.011.30156 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30508 - 2015.006.30523, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb22-01.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) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU59437

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-44739

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. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted PDF file and gain access to sensitive information. 

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Acrobat: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30503 - 2015.006.30527, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099

Adobe Reader: 2017.011.30156 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30508 - 2015.006.30523, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb22-01.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) Security features bypass

EUVDB-ID: #VU59441

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-44714

CWE-ID: CWE-254 - Security Features

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. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted PDF file and gain access to sensitive information. 

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Acrobat: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30503 - 2015.006.30527, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099

Adobe Reader: 2017.011.30156 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30508 - 2015.006.30523, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb22-01.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

14) Use-after-free

EUVDB-ID: #VU59417

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-44701

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when handling AcroForm fields. A remote 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 system.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Acrobat: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30503 - 2015.006.30527, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099

Adobe Reader: 2017.011.30156 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30508 - 2015.006.30523, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb22-01.html
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-22-057/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

15) Use-after-free

EUVDB-ID: #VU59439

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-44713

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when processing PDF files. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted PDF file, trigger a use-after-free error and crash the application. 

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Acrobat: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30503 - 2015.006.30527, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099

Adobe Reader: 2017.011.30156 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30508 - 2015.006.30523, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb22-01.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

16) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU59435

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-44712

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted PDF file and gain access to sensitive information or crash the application. 

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Acrobat: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30503 - 2015.006.30527, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099

Adobe Reader: 2017.011.30156 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30508 - 2015.006.30523, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb22-01.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

17) Integer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU59434

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-44711

CWE-ID: CWE-190 - Integer Overflow or Wraparound

Exploit availability: Yes

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to integer overflow. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted PDF file, trigger integer 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: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30503 - 2015.006.30527, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099

Adobe Reader: 2017.011.30156 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30508 - 2015.006.30523, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb22-01.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

18) Use-after-free

EUVDB-ID: #VU59422

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-44710

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: Yes

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when processing PDF files. A remote 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 system.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Acrobat: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30503 - 2015.006.30527, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099

Adobe Reader: 2017.011.30156 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30508 - 2015.006.30523, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb22-01.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

19) Heap-based buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU59433

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-44709

CWE-ID: CWE-122 - Heap-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. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted PDF file, trigger a heap-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: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30503 - 2015.006.30527, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099

Adobe Reader: 2017.011.30156 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30508 - 2015.006.30523, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb22-01.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

20) Heap-based buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU59432

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-44708

CWE-ID: CWE-122 - Heap-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. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted PDF file, trigger a heap-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: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30503 - 2015.006.30527, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099

Adobe Reader: 2017.011.30156 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30508 - 2015.006.30523, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb22-01.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

21) Out-of-bounds write

EUVDB-ID: #VU59429

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-44707

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 embedded fonts. 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: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30503 - 2015.006.30527, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099

Adobe Reader: 2017.011.30156 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30508 - 2015.006.30523, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb22-01.html
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-22-539/

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22) Use-after-free

EUVDB-ID: #VU59421

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-44706

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when processing PDF files. A remote 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 system.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Acrobat: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30503 - 2015.006.30527, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099

Adobe Reader: 2017.011.30156 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30508 - 2015.006.30523, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb22-01.html

Q & A

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23) Access of uninitialized pointer

EUVDB-ID: #VU59428

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-44705

CWE-ID: CWE-824 - Access of Uninitialized Pointer

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 JP2 images inside PDF files. A remote unauthenticated attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted PDF file, 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: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30503 - 2015.006.30527, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099

Adobe Reader: 2017.011.30156 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30508 - 2015.006.30523, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb22-01.html
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-22-540/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

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24) Use-after-free

EUVDB-ID: #VU59420

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-44704

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when processing PDF files. A remote 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 system.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Acrobat: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30503 - 2015.006.30527, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099

Adobe Reader: 2017.011.30156 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30508 - 2015.006.30523, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb22-01.html

Q & A

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25) Stack-based buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU59427

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-44703

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 trick the victim to open a specially crafted PDF file, 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: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30503 - 2015.006.30527, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099

Adobe Reader: 2017.011.30156 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30508 - 2015.006.30523, 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb22-01.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

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26) Improper access control

EUVDB-ID: #VU59425

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-44702

CWE-ID: CWE-284 - Improper Access Control

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to otherwise restricted functionality.

The vulnerability exists due to improper access restrictions. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted PDF file, bypass implemented security restrictions and gain access to sensitive information.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Acrobat: 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099, 2017.008.30051 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30503 - 2015.006.30527

Adobe Reader: 2020.001.30020 - 2020.013.20074, 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099, 2017.011.30156 - 2017.011.30204, 2015.006.30508 - 2015.006.30523


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb22-01.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

27) Out-of-bounds write

EUVDB-ID: #VU61479

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-24092

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 untrusted input. 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: 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099, 2020.001.30002 - 2020.013.20074, 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098

Adobe Reader: 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099, 2020.001.30002 - 2020.013.20074, 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb22-01.html
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-22-513/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

28) Out-of-bounds write

EUVDB-ID: #VU61478

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-24091

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 untrusted input. 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: 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099, 2020.001.30002 - 2020.013.20074, 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098

Adobe Reader: 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099, 2020.001.30002 - 2020.013.20074, 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb22-01.html
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-22-512/

Q & A

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