Vulnerability identifier: #VU10473
Vulnerability risk: High
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The weakness exists due to heap-based buffer overflow when handling malicious input. A remote attacker can trick the victim into opening a specially crafted .pdf file, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with privileges of the current user.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in system compromise.
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Vulnerable software versions
Adobe Acrobat: 2015.006.30394, 2017.011.30070
Adobe Reader: 2017.011.30070, 2015.006.30394, 2018.009.20050
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?