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Adobe Acrobat and Reader Memory Corruption (APSB17-24: CVE-2017-11263)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2017-0637
Date Published: 8 Aug 2017
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 30 Oct 2017
Source: Adobe APSB17-24
Industry Reference:CVE-2017-11263
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Adobe Systems Acrobat 2017 2017.008.30051 and earlier versions
Adobe Systems Acrobat DC (Classic) 2015.006.30306 and earlier versions
Adobe Systems Acrobat DC (Continuous) 2017.009.20058 and earlier versions
Adobe Systems Acrobat Reader 2017 2017.008.30051 and earlier versions
Adobe Systems Acrobat Reader DC (Classic) 2015.006.30306 and earlier versions
Adobe Systems Acrobat Reader DC (Continuous) 2017.009.20058 and earlier versions
Adobe Systems Acrobat XI 11.0.20 and earlier versions
Adobe Systems Reader XI 11.0.20 and earlier versions
Vulnerability Description A memory corruption vulnerability exists in Adobe Acrobat and Reader. A remote attacker may exploit this issue by enticing a target user to open a malicious PDF file with an affected version of Adobe Reader or Acrobat.
Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: APSB17-24

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 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Adobe Acrobat and Reader Memory Corruption (APSB17-24: CVE-2017-11263) 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 Memory Corruption (APSB17-24: CVE-2017-11263)

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