|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2017-0978|
|Date Published:||14 Nov 2017|
|Last Updated:||14 Dec 2017|
|Source:||Adobe Security Bulletin APSB17-36|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Adobe Acrobat DC Continuous for Windows 2017.011.30059|
Adobe Acrobat DC Continuous for Macintosh 2017.011.30059
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Continuous for Windows 2017.011.30059
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Continuous for Macintosh 2017.011.30059
Adobe Acrobat DC Classic for Windows 2015.006.30352
Adobe Acrobat DC Classic for Macintosh 2015.006.30352
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Classic for Windows 2015.006.30352
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Classic for Macintosh 2015.006.30352
Adobe Acrobat XI Desktop for Windows 11.0.21
Adobe Acrobat XI Desktop for Macintosh 11.0.21
Adobe Acrobat Reader XI Desktop for Windows 11.0.21
Adobe Acrobat Reader XI Desktop for Macintosh 11.0.21
|Vulnerability Description||A out-of-bounds write vulnerability exists in Adobe Acrobat and Reader. The vulnerability is due to an out of range pointer offset that is used to access internal data structure. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing the user to open a specially crafted PDF file. Successful exploitation could result in sensitive data exposure.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: APSB17-36|
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 Out-of-bounds Read (APSB17-36: CVE-2017-16417)