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dimanche 30 septembre 2018

Adobe Acrobat Reader Heap-based memory corruption [CVE-2018-12837]

A vulnerability was found in Adobe Acrobat Reader up to 2015.006.30452/2017.011.30102/2018.011.20063. It has been classified as critical. This affects an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability (Heap-based). CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-122. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 10/01/2018 as APSB18-30 as confirmed security bulletin (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at helpx.adobe.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2018-12837. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 10/08/2018).

Upgrading to version 2015.006.30456, 2017.011.30105 or 2019.008.20071 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at SecurityTracker (ID 1041809). The entries 124957, 124958, 124959 and 124960 are pretty similar.

CPE

CVSSv3

VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.0

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.0
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CVSSv2

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Exploiting

Class: Memory corruption / Heap-based (CWE-122)
Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: No

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Countermeasures

Recommended: Upgrade
Status: Official fix
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Upgrade: Acrobat Reader 2015.006.30456/2017.011.30105/2019.008.20071

Timeline

10/01/2018 Advisory disclosed
10/01/2018 Countermeasure disclosed
10/05/2018 SecurityTracker entry created
10/08/2018 VulDB entry created
10/08/2018 VulDB last update

Sources

Advisory: APSB18-30
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2018-12837 (🔒)
SecurityTracker: 1041809 - Adobe Acrobat/Reader Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Bypass Security, Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information, and Execute Arbitrary Code

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Entry

Created: 10/08/2018
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