|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2014-1730|
|Date Published:||3 Aug 2014|
|Last Updated:||27 Jul 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 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 Avaliable||Apply patches from: APSB14-15|
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.
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Adobe Acrobat and Reader Memory Corruption (APSB14-15: CVE-2014-0523) 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 Products Violation.
Attack Information: Adobe Acrobat and Reader Memory Corruption (APSB14-15: CVE-2014-0523)