Adobe Acrobat Reader up to 10.1.14/11.0.11 use after free

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A vulnerability has been found in Adobe Acrobat Reader up to 10.1.14/11.0.11 (Document Reader Software) and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a use after free vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-416. Referencing memory after it has been freed can cause a program to crash, use unexpected values, or execute code. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was presented 07/15/2015 by AbdulAziz Hariri with VeriSign iDefense Labs as APSB15-15 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is available at helpx.adobe.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2015-5114 since 06/26/2015. 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 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.

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 19490.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (84800). See 76512, 76513, 76517 and 76518 for similar entries.

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

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.0
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Exploitinginfo

Class: Use after free
CWE: CWE-416 / CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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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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Countermeasuresinfo

Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Acrobat Reader 10.1.15/11.0.12
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06/26/2015 🔍
06/29/2015 +3 days 🔍
07/14/2015 +15 days 🔍
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07/16/2015 +1 days 🔍
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Sourcesinfo

Vendor: adobe.com

Advisory: APSB15-15
Researcher: AbdulAziz Hariri
Organization: VeriSign iDefense Labs
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2015-5114 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1032892
Vulnerability Center: 51282 - [APSB15-15] Adobe Reader, Acrobat, Reader DC and Acrobat DC Remote Code Execution - CVE-2015-5114, Critical
SecurityFocus: 75739 - Adobe Acrobat and Reader Use-After-Free Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities

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Entryinfo

Created: 07/16/2015 12:03 PM
Updated: 06/02/2022 09:32 AM
Changes: 07/16/2015 12:03 PM (55), 04/07/2017 10:47 AM (13), 06/02/2022 09:31 AM (2), 06/02/2022 09:32 AM (1)
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