#VU61478 Out-of-bounds write


Published: 2022-03-21

Vulnerability identifier: #VU61478

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-24091

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 untrusted input. 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: 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099, 2020.001.30002 - 2020.013.20074, 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098

Adobe Reader: 2021.001.20135 - 2021.007.20099, 2020.001.30002 - 2020.013.20074, 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.20098


CPE

External links
http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb22-01.html
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-22-512/


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.


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