Check Point Advisories

Adobe Acrobat and Reader Out-of-bounds write (APSB18-30: CVE-2018-15933)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-0977
Date Published: 2 Oct 2018
Severity: High
Last Updated: 25 Oct 2018
Source: Adobe Security Bulletin APSB18-30
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-15933
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Adobe Acrobat Reader
Vulnerability Description A out of bounds write vulnerability exists in Adobe Acrobat and Reader. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information.
Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: APSB18-30

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 Out-of-bounds write (APSB18-30: CVE-2018-15933) 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 Out-of-bounds write (APSB18-30: CVE-2018-15933)

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