Adobe Acrobat Reader up to 11.0.15/15.006 memory corruption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Adobe Acrobat Reader up to 11.0.15/15.006 (Document Reader Software). This affects an unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 05/05/2016 as APSB16-14 as confirmed security bulletin (Website). The advisory is shared at helpx.adobe.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2016-1116 since 12/22/2015. 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 $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 08/18/2022).

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 91096 (Adobe Acrobat < 11.0.16 / 15.006.30172 / 15.016.20039 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB16-14)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows.

Upgrading to version 11.0.16 or 15.006.30172 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (91096). The entries 87176, 87177, 87178 and 87179 are related to this item.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.9

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.0
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 91096
Nessus Name: Adobe Acrobat < 11.0.16 / 15.006.30172 / 15.016.20039 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB16-14)
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OpenVAS ID: 861326
OpenVAS Name: Adobe Reader Security Updates(apsb16-14)-Windows
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Countermeasuresinfo

Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Acrobat Reader 11.0.16/15.006.30172

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12/22/2015 🔍
05/05/2016 +135 days 🔍
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05/11/2016 +6 days 🔍
05/12/2016 +1 days 🔍
08/18/2022 +2289 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: adobe.com

Advisory: APSB16-14
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2016-1116 (🔍)
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SecurityTracker: 1035828
SecurityFocus: 90517

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Entryinfo

Created: 05/12/2016 11:07 AM
Updated: 08/18/2022 11:24 PM
Changes: 05/12/2016 11:07 AM (57), 04/07/2017 10:48 AM (16), 08/18/2022 11:11 PM (3), 08/18/2022 11:24 PM (2)
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