Adobe Acrobat Reader out-of-bounds

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A vulnerability was found in Adobe Acrobat Reader up to 2015.006.30417/2017.011.30079/2018.011.20038 (Document Reader Software). It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a out-of-bounds vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-125. The product reads data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 05/14/2018. The weakness was shared 05/14/2018 by Steven Seeley (riusksk) with Tencent as APSB18-09 as confirmed security bulletin (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-2018-4967 since 01/03/2018. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 109897 (Adobe Acrobat < 2015.006.30418 / 2017.011.30080 / 2018.011.20040 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB18-09) (macOS)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family MacOS X Local Security Checks and running in the context l.

Upgrading to version 2015.006.30418, 2017.011.30080 or 2018.011.20040 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 Tenable (109897). The entries 117722, 117723, 117724 and 117725 are related to this item.







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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.9
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.7

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.0
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Class: Out-of-bounds
CWE: CWE-125 / CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 109897
Nessus Name: Adobe Acrobat < 2015.006.30418 / 2017.011.30080 / 2018.011.20040 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB18-09) (macOS)
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OpenVAS ID: 10837
OpenVAS Name: Adobe Acrobat 2017 Security Updates(apsb18-09)-Windows
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Acrobat Reader 2015.006.30418/2017.011.30080/2018.011.20040


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Advisory: APSB18-09
Researcher: Steven Seeley (riusksk)
Organization: Tencent
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2018-4967 (🔍)

SecurityTracker: 1040920
SecurityFocus: 104175 - Adobe Acrobat and Reader APSB18-09 Multiple Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities

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Created: 05/16/2018 12:20 AM
Updated: 03/13/2023 12:14 PM
Changes: 05/16/2018 12:20 AM (77), 02/05/2020 02:15 PM (7), 03/13/2023 12:14 PM (4)
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