Check Point Advisories

Adobe Acrobat and Reader Privilege Escalation (APSB20-67: CVE-2020-24433)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-1122
Date Published: 10 Nov 2020
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 10 Nov 2020
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2020-24433
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Adobe Acrobat and Reader
Vulnerability Description A privilege escalation vulnerability exists in Adobe Acrobat and Reader. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to 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 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Adobe Acrobat and Reader Privilege Escalation (APSB20-67: CVE-2020-24433) 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 Products Violation.
Attack Information:  Adobe Acrobat and Reader Privilege Escalation (APSB20-67: CVE-2020-24433)

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