Adobe Acrobat Reader up to 11.0.15/15.006 memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in Adobe Acrobat Reader up to 11.0.15/15.006 (Document Reader Software). It has been rated as critical. Affected by this issue is an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to 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. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Adobe Reader and Acrobat before 11.0.16, Acrobat and Acrobat Reader DC Classic before 15.006.30172, and Acrobat and Acrobat Reader DC Continuous before 15.016.20039 on Windows and OS X allow attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-1037, CVE-2016-1063, CVE-2016-1064, CVE-2016-1071, CVE-2016-1072, CVE-2016-1073, CVE-2016-1074, CVE-2016-1076, CVE-2016-1077, CVE-2016-1078, CVE-2016-1080, CVE-2016-1081, CVE-2016-1082, CVE-2016-1083, CVE-2016-1084, CVE-2016-1085, CVE-2016-1086, CVE-2016-1088, CVE-2016-1093, CVE-2016-1095, CVE-2016-1116, CVE-2016-1118, CVE-2016-1119, CVE-2016-1120, CVE-2016-1123, CVE-2016-1124, CVE-2016-1125, CVE-2016-1126, CVE-2016-1127, CVE-2016-1128, CVE-2016-1129, CVE-2016-1130, CVE-2016-4088, CVE-2016-4089, CVE-2016-4090, CVE-2016-4093, CVE-2016-4096, CVE-2016-4097, CVE-2016-4098, CVE-2016-4099, CVE-2016-4100, CVE-2016-4101, CVE-2016-4103, CVE-2016-4104, and CVE-2016-4105.

The weakness was disclosed 05/05/2016 as APSB16-14 as confirmed security bulletin (Website). The advisory is shared for download at helpx.adobe.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2016-4094 since 04/27/2016. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 08/19/2022).

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).

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
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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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Upgrade: Acrobat Reader 11.0.16/15.006.30172

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Vendor: adobe.com

Advisory: APSB16-14
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2016-4094 (🔍)
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SecurityTracker: 1035828

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Created: 05/12/2016 11:10 AM
Updated: 08/19/2022 08:01 AM
Changes: 05/12/2016 11:10 AM (57), 04/07/2017 10:48 AM (16), 08/19/2022 08:01 AM (3)
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