Check Point Advisories

Adobe Acrobat and Reader Double Free (APSB19-41: CVE-2019-8044)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-1058
Date Published: 13 Aug 2019
Severity: High
Last Updated: 3 Oct 2019
Source: Adobe Security Bulletin APSB19-41
Industry Reference:CVE-2019-8044
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Adobe Acrobat DC Continuous for Windows 2017.011.30142
38Adobe Acrobat DC Continuous for Macintosh 2017.011.30142
39Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Continuous for Windows 2017.011.30142
40Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Continuous for Macintosh 2017.011.30142
41Adobe Acrobat DC Classic for Windows 2015.006.30497
42Adobe Acrobat DC Classic for Macintosh 2015.006.30497
43Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Classic for Windows 2015.006.30497
44Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Classic for Macintosh 2015.006.30497
Vulnerability Description A vulnerability exists in Adobe Acrobat and Reader. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to damage users system.
Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: APSB19-41

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 R75 / R77 / R80

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Adobe Acrobat and Reader Double Free (APSB19-41: CVE-2019-8044) 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 Double Free (APSB19-41: CVE-2019-8044)

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