Check Point Advisories

Adobe Acrobat and Reader Integer Overflow (APSB15-15: CVE-2015-5097)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2015-0915
Date Published: 3 Aug 2015
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 26 Mar 2019
Source: Adobe APSB15-15
Industry Reference:CVE-2015-5097
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Acrobat DC 2015.007.20033 Windows and Macintosh
Acrobat Reader DC 2015.007.20033 Windows and Macintosh
Acrobat DC 2015.006.30033 Windows and Macintosh
Acrobat Reader DC 2015.006.30033 Windows and Macintosh
Acrobat XI 11.0.11 and earlier versions Windows and Macintosh
Acrobat X 10.1.14 and earlier versions Windows and Macintosh
Reader XI 11.0.11 and earlier versions Windows and Macintosh
Reader X 10.1.14 and earlier versions Windows and Macintosh
Vulnerability Description An integer overflow vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Reader and Acrobat. The vulnerability is due to an error in Adobe Acrobat while parsing a specially crafted TIFF file. A remote attacker may exploit this vulnerability by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted TIFF file.
Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: APSB15-15

Protection Overview

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, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Adobe Acrobat and Reader Integer Overflow (APSB15-15: CVE-2015-5097) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Adobe Reader Violation.
Attack Information:  Adobe Acrobat and Reader Integer Overflow (APSB15-15: CVE-2015-5097)

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