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Check Point Advisories

Adobe Acrobat and Reader Information Disclosure (APSB17-11: CVE-2017-3045)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2017-0381
Date Published: 10 May 2017
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 10 May 2017
Source: Adobe Security Bulletin APSB17-11
Industry Reference:CVE-2017-3045
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Acrobat DC 15.023.20070 and earlier versions on Windows and Macintosh
Acrobat Reader DC 15.023.20070 and earlier versions on Windows and Macintosh
Acrobat DC 15.006.30280 and earlier versions on Windows and Macintosh
Acrobat Reader DC 15.006.30280 and earlier versions on Windows and Macintosh
Acrobat XI 11.0.19 and earlier versions on Windows and Macintosh
Reader XI 11.0.19 and earlier versions on Windows and Macintosh
Vulnerability Description An information disclosure vulnerability exists in Adobe Acrobat and Reader. The vulnerability is caused due to insufficient bounds check in JPEG 2000 parser. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing the user to open a specially crafted PDF/JPEG2000 file.
Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: APSB17-11

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 Acrobat and Reader Information Disclosure (APSB17-11: CVE-2017-3045) 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 Acrobat and Reader Information Disclosure (APSB17-11: CVE-2017-3045)