|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2016-1011|
|Date Published:||18 Sep 2016|
|Last Updated:||12 May 2019|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Adobe Reader, and possibly in additional PDF file readers. The vulnerability is due to the way a PDF file can be embedded inside another PDF file. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target victim to open a specially crafted PDF file, thereby activating this vulnerability.|
This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
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This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Adobe Products Violation.
Attack Information: Suspicious Crafted PDF File