Adobe Acrobat Reader up to 17.012.30205/20.005.3031x/22.001.20085 Annotation use after free
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A vulnerability was found in Adobe Acrobat Reader up to 17.012.30205/20.005.3031x/22.001.20085 (Document Reader Software). It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown functionality of the component Annotation Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-416. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:
Acrobat Reader DC versions 22.001.20085 (and earlier), 20.005.3031x (and earlier) and 17.012.30205 (and earlier) are affected by a use-after-free vulnerability in the processing of annotations that could result in arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user. Exploitation of this issue requires user interaction in that a victim must open a malicious file.
The weakness was shared 05/12/2022 as apsb22-16. The advisory is shared for download at helpx.adobe.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2022-27802 since 03/23/2022. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $5k-$25k (estimation calculated on 05/14/2022).
Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.9
VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.0
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CNA Base Score: 7.8
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ExploitingClass: Memory corruption
Status: Not defined
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Timeline03/23/2022 CVE reserved
05/12/2022 +49 days Advisory disclosed
05/12/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
05/14/2022 +2 days VulDB last update
CVE: CVE-2022-27802 (🔒)
EntryCreated: 05/12/2022 09:30 AM
Updated: 05/14/2022 08:35 AM
Changes: (1) source_cve_nvd_summary
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