Check Point Reference:CPAI-2014-1749
Date Published: 12 Aug 2014
Severity: Critical
Last Updated:5 Aug 2014
Source: CVE-2014-0522
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R77

  • R76
  • R75
  • R71
  • R70

  • Who is Vulnerable? Adobe Reader XI (11.0.06) and earlier 11.x versions for Windows and Macintosh
    Adobe Reader X (10.1.9) and earlier 10.x versions for Windows and Macintosh
    Adobe Acrobat XI (11.0.06) and earlier 11.x versions for Windows and Macintosh
    Adobe Acrobat X (10.1.9) and earlier 10.x versions for Windows and Macintosh
    Vulnerability Description A memory corruption vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Reader and Acrobat. The vulnerability is due to incorrect memory buffer allocation while parsing a corrupted PDF file. A remote attacker may exploit this vulnerability by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted PDF file.
    Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: APSB14-15

    Protection Overview

    This protection will detect and block the transferring of malicious PDF files.

    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 Memory Corruption (APSB14-15: CVE-2014-0522) 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 Memory Corruption (APSB14-15: CVE-2014-0522)