Adobe Acrobat Reader up to 2019.010.20100 out-of-bounds

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A vulnerability was found in Adobe Acrobat Reader up to 2019.010.20100 (Document Reader Software). It has been rated as problematic. This issue affects an unknown code block. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a out-of-bounds vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-125. The product reads data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer. Impacted is confidentiality.

The bug was discovered 05/14/2019. The weakness was presented 05/14/2019 as APSB19-18 as confirmed security bulletin (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2019-7769 since 02/12/2019. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 371777 (Adobe Reader and Acrobat Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB19-18)).

Upgrading to version 2015.006.30497, 2017.011.30142 or 2019.012.20034 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability. The security bulletin contains the following remark:

Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Acrobat and Reader for Windows and macOS. These updates address critical and important vulnerabilities. is providing further details.







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Class: Out-of-bounds
CWE: CWE-125 / CWE-119

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Upgrade: Acrobat Reader 2015.006.30497/2017.011.30142/2019.012.20034


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Advisory: APSB19-18
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2019-7769 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 108326

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Created: 05/15/2019 08:32 AM
Updated: 06/14/2024 11:30 AM
Changes: 05/15/2019 08:32 AM (65), 06/10/2020 11:54 AM (3), 09/18/2023 07:15 AM (5), 06/14/2024 11:30 AM (16)
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