Adobe Acrobat Reader up to 17.012.30205/20.005.3031x/22.001.20085 Acroform Event use after free
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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Adobe Acrobat Reader up to 17.012.30205/20.005.3031x/22.001.20085 (Document Reader Software). This affects some unknown processing of the component Acroform Event Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-416. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:
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 the acroform event 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 at helpx.adobe.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2022-28235 since 03/30/2022. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (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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Timeline03/30/2022 CVE reserved
05/12/2022 +43 days Advisory disclosed
05/12/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
05/14/2022 +2 days VulDB last update
CVE: CVE-2022-28235 (🔒)
EntryCreated: 05/12/2022 09:33 AM
Updated: 05/14/2022 08:49 AM
Changes: (1) source_cve_nvd_summary
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