#VU66338 Use-after-free in Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader


Published: 2022-08-10

Vulnerability identifier: #VU66338

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-35670

CWE-ID: CWE-416

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 sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when processing PDF files. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted PDF file, trigger a use-after-free error and read system memory.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Acrobat: 22.001.20085 - 22.001.20169, 20.001.30002 - 20.013.20074, 17.012.30227 - 17.012.30249, 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.30229

Adobe Reader: 22.001.20085 - 22.001.20169, 20.005.30331 - 20.005.30362, 2020.001.30002 - 2020.013.20074, 17.012.30227 - 17.012.30249, 2017.008.30051 - 2017.012.30229


CPE

External links
http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb22-39.html


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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