#VU17532 Use-after-free in Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat


Published: 2019-02-12

Vulnerability identifier: #VU17532

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-7018

CWE-ID: CWE-416

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor: Adobe

Description
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to use-after-free error when processing PDF files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted PDF document, trick the victim into opening it and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Reader: 2019.008.20071 - 2019.010.20069, 2017.009.20044 - 2017.012.20098, 2015.006.30306 - 2015.006.30464

Adobe Acrobat: 2015.006.30306 - 2015.006.30464, 2017.008.30051 - 2017.011.30105


CPE

External links
http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb19-07.html


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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