Check Point Reference:CPAI-2013-3750
Date Published: 22 Dec 2013
Severity: High
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2013-3346
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R70

  • R71
  • R75

  • Who is Vulnerable? Adobe Systems Acrobat Reader 9.5.4 and prior
    Adobe Systems Acrobat Reader X 10.1.6 and prior
    Adobe Systems Acrobat Reader XI 11.0.02 and prior
    Adobe Systems Acrobat 9.5.4 and prior
    Adobe Systems Acrobat X 10.1.6 and prior
    Adobe Systems Acrobat XI 11.0.02 and prior
    Vulnerability Description A use after free vulnerability exists in Adobe Acrobat and Reader.
    Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: APSB13-15
    Vulnerability DetailsThe vulnerability is due to an error in the handling of callback functions associated with ToolButton objects. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing the user to open a specially crafted file. Successful exploitation could result in arbitrary code execution in the context of the currently affected user.

    Protection Overview

    This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

    In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

    1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Adobe Acrobat and Reader ToolButton Use After Free (APSB13-15) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
    2. Install policy on all modules.

    SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
    Attack Name: Adobe Products Violation
    Attack Information: Adobe Acrobat and Reader ToolButton Use After Free (APSB13-15)