Adobe Acrobat Reader up to 10.1.15/11.0.12 information disclosure

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in Adobe Acrobat Reader up to 10.1.15/11.0.12 (Document Reader Software). This vulnerability affects an unknown code. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. As an impact it is known to affect availability.

The weakness was presented 10/13/2015 by AbdulAziz Hariri with Zero Day Initiative as APSB15-24 as confirmed knowledge base article (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-2015-6697 since 08/26/2015. 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. This vulnerability is assigned to T1592 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 86402 (Adobe Acrobat <= 10.1.15 / 11.0.12 / 2015.006.30060 / 2015.008.20082 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB15-24)), 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 124151 (Adobe Reader and Acrobat Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB15-24)).

Upgrading to version 10.1.16 or 11.0.13 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Tenable (86402), SecurityFocus (BID 77067†), SecurityTracker (ID 1033796†) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-53437†). Additional details are provided at







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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266

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Nessus ID: 86402
Nessus Name: Adobe Acrobat <= 10.1.15 / 11.0.12 / 2015.006.30060 / 2015.008.20082 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB15-24)
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OpenVAS ID: 103192
OpenVAS Name: Adobe Reader Multiple Vulnerabilities - 01 October15 (Windows)
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Upgrade: Acrobat Reader 10.1.16/11.0.13


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Advisory: APSB15-24
Researcher: AbdulAziz Hariri
Organization: Zero Day Initiative
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CVE: CVE-2015-6697 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 77067 - Adobe Acrobat and Reader APSB15-24 Multiple Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities
SecurityTracker: 1033796 - Adobe Acrobat/Reader Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information, Execute Arbitrary Code, and Bypass Security Restrictions
Vulnerability Center: 53437 - [APSB15-24] Adobe Acrobat and Reader Remote Memory Read Vulnerability - CVE-2015-6697, Medium

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Created: 10/14/2015 04:21 PM
Updated: 06/21/2022 11:20 AM
Changes: 10/14/2015 04:21 PM (65), 04/07/2017 10:47 AM (16), 06/21/2022 11:06 AM (3), 06/21/2022 11:13 AM (1), 06/21/2022 11:20 AM (1)
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