Adobe Acrobat and Reader API Calls Code Execution (APSB14-15; CVE-2014-0525)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2014-1558|
|Source:||Adobe Security Bulletin APSB14-15|
|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
A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Acrobat and Reader. The vulnerability is due to the way Reader handles certain API calls to unmapped memory that could lead to code execution. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted file.
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.
To configure the defense, select your product from the list below and follow the related protection steps.
Security Gateway R77 / R76 / R75 / R71 / R70
How Can I Protect My Network?
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Adobe Acrobat and Reader API Calls Code Execution (APSB14-15) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
- Install policy on all modules.
How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Adobe Reader Violation.
Attack Information: Adobe Acrobat and Reader API Calls Code Execution (APSB14-15)