Vulnerability identifier: #VU10490
Vulnerability risk: High
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain elevated privileges on the target system.
The weakness exists due to improper privileges and access controls. A remote attacker can trick the victim into opening a specially crafted .pdf file, bypass security restrictions and execute arbitrary code with root or system privileges.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in system compromise.
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Vulnerable software versions
Adobe Acrobat: 15.006.30394, 17.011.30070
Adobe Reader: 2017.011.30070, 2015.006.30394, 2018.009.20050
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.