Adobe Acrobat and Reader Multiple Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerabilities

Risk

High

Date Discovered

October 15, 2019

Description

Adobe Acrobat and Reader are prone to multiple arbitrary code-execution vulnerabilities. Successfully exploiting this issue allows attackers to execute arbitrary code in the context of current user running the affected application. Failed exploits will result in denial-of-service conditions.

Technologies Affected

  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2015.006.30060
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2015.006.30094
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2015.006.30306
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2015.006.30352
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2015.006.30355
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2015.006.30392
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2015.006.30394
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2015.006.30413
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2015.006.30416
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2015.006.30417
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2015.006.30418
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2015.006.30434
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2015.006.30448
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2015.006.30452
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2015.006.30456
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2015.006.30457
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2015.006.30461
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2015.006.30464
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2015.006.30475
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2015.006.30482
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2015.006.30493
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2015.006.30495
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2015.006.30497
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2015.006.30498
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2015.006.30503
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2017.009.20044
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2017.009.20058
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2017.011.30142
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2017.011.30143
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2017.011.30148
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2019.008.20071
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2019.008.20080
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2019.008.20081
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2019.010.20064
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2019.010.20069
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2019.010.20091
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2019.010.20098
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2019.010.20099
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2019.010.20100
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2019.012.20034
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2019.012.20035
  • Adobe Acrobat DC 2019.012.20040
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2015.006.30060
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2015.006.30094
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2015.006.30306
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2015.006.30352
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2015.006.30355
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2015.006.30392
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2015.006.30394
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2015.006.30413
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2015.006.30416
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2015.006.30417
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2015.006.30418
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2015.006.30434
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2015.006.30448
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2015.006.30452
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2015.006.30456
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2015.006.30457
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2015.006.30461
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2015.006.30464
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2015.006.30475
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2015.006.30482
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2015.006.30493
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2015.006.30497
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2015.006.30498
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2015.006.30503
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2017.009.20044
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2017.009.20058
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2017.011.30080
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2017.011.30099
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2017.011.30102
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2017.011.30105
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2017.011.30106
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2017.011.30110
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2017.011.30113
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2017.011.30120
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2017.011.30127
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2017.011.30138
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2017.011.30142
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2017.011.30143
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2017.011.30148
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2019.008.20071
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2019.008.20080
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2019.008.20081
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2019.010.20064
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2019.010.20069
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2019.010.20091
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2019.010.20098
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2019.010.20099
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2019.010.20100
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2019.012.20034
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2019.012.20035
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2019.012.20040

Recommendations

Deploy network intrusion detection systems to monitor network traffic for malicious activity.
Deploy NIDS to monitor network traffic for signs of anomalous or suspicious activity. This includes but is not limited to requests that include NOP sleds and unexplained incoming and outgoing traffic. This may indicate exploit attempts or activity that results from a successful exploit.

Do not accept or execute files from untrusted or unknown sources.
To limit exposure to these and other latent vulnerabilities, never handle files that originate from unfamiliar or untrusted sources.

Do not follow links provided by unknown or untrusted sources.
To reduce the likelihood of attacks, never visit sites of questionable integrity or follow links provided by unfamiliar or untrusted sources.

Run all software as a nonprivileged user with minimal access rights.
To reduce the impact of latent vulnerabilities, run applications with the minimal amount of privileges required for functionality.

Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.

References

Credits

Aleksandar Nikolic of Cisco Talos, Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Source Incite working with Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative, Mateusz Jurczyk of Google Project Zero


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