#VU10502 Out-of-bounds read in Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader


Published: 2018-02-13

Vulnerability identifier: #VU10502

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-4899

CWE-ID: CWE-125

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Adobe Acrobat
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications
Adobe Reader
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Vendor: Adobe

Description
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to cause DoS condition on the target system.

The weakness exists due to out-of-bounds read when handling malicious input. A remote attacker can trick the victim into opening a specially crafted .pdf file and cause the application to crash.

Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Acrobat: 2015.006.30394, 2017.011.30070

Adobe Reader: 2017.011.30070, 2015.006.30394, 2018.009.20050


CPE

External links
http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb18-02.html


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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