Adobe Acrobat Reader up to 10.1.14/11.0.11 information disclosure

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Adobe Acrobat Reader up to 10.1.14/11.0.11 (Document Reader Software). Affected is some unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 07/15/2015 by Mauro Gentile (Alex) with Minded Security as APSB15-15 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared for download at helpx.adobe.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2014-8450 since 10/22/2014. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1592.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 84800 (Adobe Acrobat < 10.1.15 / 11.0.12 / 2015.006.30060 / 2015.008.20082 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB15-15)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 123662 (Adobe Reader and Acrobat Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB15-15)).

Upgrading to version 10.1.15 or 11.0.12 eliminates this vulnerability. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 20138.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (84800). The entries 67557, 76513, 76517 and 76518 are pretty similar.

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

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Exploitinginfo

Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1592

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 84800
Nessus Name: Adobe Acrobat < 10.1.15 / 11.0.12 / 2015.006.30060 / 2015.008.20082 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB15-15)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Acrobat Reader 10.1.15/11.0.12
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10/22/2014 🔍
06/29/2015 +250 days 🔍
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Sourcesinfo

Vendor: adobe.com

Advisory: APSB15-15
Researcher: Mauro Gentile (Alex)
Organization: Minded Security
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2014-8450 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1032892
Vulnerability Center: 51236 - [APSB15-15] Adobe Reader, Acrobat, Reader DC and Acrobat DC Remote Information Disclosure - CVE-2014-8450, Medium
SecurityFocus: 75742 - Adobe Reader and Acrobat Multiple Security Bypass Vulnerabilities

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Entryinfo

Created: 07/16/2015 11:19 AM
Updated: 06/01/2022 02:45 AM
Changes: 07/16/2015 11:19 AM (58), 04/07/2017 10:46 AM (17), 06/01/2022 02:37 AM (3), 06/01/2022 02:45 AM (1)
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