#VU45297 Security restrictions bypass in Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader


Published: 2020-08-11

Vulnerability identifier: #VU45297

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-9696

CWE-ID: CWE-264

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 the affected system.

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly impose security restrictions, which leads to security restrictions bypass and remote code execution.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Acrobat: 20.001.30002 - 20.009.20074, 2018.011.20055, 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098, 2015.006.30392 - 2015.006.30523

Adobe Reader: 2020.001.30002 - 2020.009.20074, 2019.008.20071 - 2019.021.20061, 2018.009.20044 - 2018.011.20063, 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098, 2015.006.30355 - 2015.006.30523


CPE

External links
http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb20-48.html


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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