#VU65237 Out-of-bounds read in Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader

Published: 2022-07-13

Vulnerability identifier: #VU65237

Vulnerability risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2022-34238


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

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 gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing PDF files. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted PDF file, trigger an out-of-bounds read error and gain access to sensitive information.

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Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Acrobat: 22.001.20085 - 22.001.20142, 20.001.30002 - 20.013.20074, 17.012.30227 - 17.012.30229, 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.30229

Adobe Reader: 22.001.20085 - 22.001.20142, 20.005.30331 - 20.005.30334, 2020.001.30002 - 2020.013.20074, 17.012.30227 - 17.012.30229, 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.30229


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