#VU26135 Out-of-bounds write in Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader


Published: 2020-03-17

Vulnerability identifier: #VU26135

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-3795

CWE-ID: CWE-787

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 compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing PDF files. 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: 20.006.20034, 2015.006.30306 - 2015.006.30510, 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098, 2018.011.20055, 15.006.30097 - 15.023.20053

Adobe Reader: 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098, 2015.006.30306 - 2015.006.30510, 2020.006.20034, 2019.008.20071 - 2019.021.20061, 2018.009.20044 - 2018.011.20063, 15.006.30097 - 15.023.20053


CPE

External links
http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb20-13.html


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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