#VU45503 Out-of-bounds read in Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader


Published: 2020-08-11

Vulnerability identifier: #VU45503

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-9718

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 gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted PDF file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger out-of-bounds read error and read contents of memory on the system.

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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