|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-354|
|Date Published:||27 Aug 2012|
|Last Updated:||14 Feb 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A stack buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Reader. The vulnerability is due to lack of bounds checking when handling PDF files containing specially crafted strings. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted PDF file. Successful exploitation could allow an attacker to take complete control of the target.|
This protection will detect and block the transferring of specially crafted 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, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Adobe Reader Violation.
Attack Information: Adobe Acrobat and Reader U3D Texture Parsing Buffer Overflow (APSB12-16)