#VU45494 Resource exhaustion in Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader

Published: 2020-08-11

Vulnerability identifier: #VU45494

Vulnerability risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2020-9703


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability:

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

Vendor: Adobe


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly control consumption of internal resources. A remote attacker can trigger resource exhaustion and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

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Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Acrobat: 20.001.30002 - 20.009.20074, 17.008.30051 - 17.012.20098, 15.006.30392 - 15.006.30523

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

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