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Check Point Advisories

Adobe Reader and Acrobat Information Disclosure (APSB16-14: CVE-2016-1080)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2016-0532
Date Published: 28 Jun 2016
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 11 Jan 2018
Source: Adobe Security Bulletin APSB16-14
Industry Reference:CVE-2016-1080
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Acrobat DC Continuous 15.010.20060 and earlier versions
Acrobat Reader DC Continuous 15.010.20060 and earlier versions
Acrobat DC Classic 15.006.30121 and earlier versions
Acrobat Reader DC Classic 15.006.30121 and earlier versions
Acrobat XI Desktop 11.0.15 and earlier versions
Reader XI Desktop 11.0.15 and earlier versions
Vulnerability Description An Information Disclosure vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Reader. The vulnerability is due to an improper handling of XML external entities. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a victim to open a specially crafted TIFF file.
Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: APSB16-14

Protection Overview

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.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Adobe Reader and Acrobat Information Disclosure (APSB16-14: CVE-2016-1080) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Adobe Reader Violation.
Attack Information:  Adobe Reader and Acrobat Information Disclosure (APSB16-14: CVE-2016-1080)

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