|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2016-0501|
|Date Published:||16 Jun 2016|
|Last Updated:||2 Sep 2018|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Acrobat DC Continuous 15.010.20060 and earlier versions Windows and Macintosh|
Acrobat Reader DC Continuous 15.010.20060 and earlier versions Windows and Macintosh
Acrobat DC Classic 15.006.30121 and earlier versions Windows and Macintosh
Acrobat Reader DC Classic 15.006.30121 and earlier versions Windows and Macintosh
Acrobat XI Desktop 11.0.15 and earlier versions Windows and Macintosh
Reader XI Desktop 11.0.15 and earlier versions Windows and Macintosh
|Vulnerability Description||A security bypass vulnerability exists in Adobe Reader and Acrobat. The vulnerability is due to an error in Adobe Reader and Acrobat while parsing a specially crafted PDF file. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a victim to open a specially crafted PDF file.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: APSB16-14|
This protection detects 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.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Adobe Reader Violation.
Attack Information: Adobe Acrobat and Reader Security Bypass (APSB16-14: CVE-2016-1039)