|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2014-1544|
|Date Published:||21 May 2014|
|Last Updated:||21 May 2014|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Adobe Reader XI (11.0.06) and earlier |
Adobe Reader X (10.1.9) and earlier
Adobe Acrobat XI (11.0.06) and earlier
Adobe Acrobat X (10.1.9) and earlier
|Vulnerability Description||A buffer overflow 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. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute code in the target system, in the security context of the logged-on user.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: APSB14-15|
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.
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Adobe Acrobat and Reader Buffer Overflow (APSB14-15: CVE-2014-0511) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
- Install policy on all modules.
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Adobe Reader Violation.
Attack Information: Adobe Acrobat and Reader Buffer Overflow (APSB14-15: CVE-2014-0511)