Check Point Advisories

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Collab Remote Code Execution (CVE-2018-12812)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-0706
Date Published: 15 Jul 2018
Severity: High
Last Updated: 15 Jul 2018
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-12812
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description A type confusion vulnerability exists in Adobe Acrobat and Reader. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.

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 Reader DC Collab Remote Code Execution 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:  Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Collab Remote Code Execution

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