Adobe Acrobat Reader up to 11.0.18/15.006.30244/15.020.20042 Image Conversion Engine TIFF File memory corruption

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Adobe Acrobat Reader up to 11.0.18/15.006.30244/15.020.20042 (Document Reader Software). Affected is an unknown functionality of the component Image Conversion Engine. The manipulation as part of a TIFF File leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. The software 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 bug was discovered 01/10/2017. The weakness was released 01/05/2017 by Ke Liu (Basti) with Zero Day Initiative as APSB17-01 as confirmed security bulletin (Website). The advisory is available at helpx.adobe.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2017-2965 since 12/02/2016. 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. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 10/28/2022).

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 96455 (Adobe Reader < 11.0.19 / 15.006.30279 / 15.023.20053 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB17-01) (macOS)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family MacOS X Local Security Checks and running in the context l.

Upgrading 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 (96455). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 95140, 95141, 95142 and 95143.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.9

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.0
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NVD Base Score: 7.8
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Exploitinginfo

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: 96455
Nessus Name: Adobe Reader < 11.0.19 / 15.006.30279 / 15.023.20053 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB17-01) (macOS)
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OpenVAS ID: 103337
OpenVAS Name: Adobe Acrobat Security Updates(apsb17-01)-Windows
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Countermeasuresinfo

Recommended: Upgrade
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12/02/2016 🔍
01/05/2017 +34 days 🔍
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01/10/2017 +5 days 🔍
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01/11/2017 +1 days 🔍
01/12/2017 +1 days 🔍
10/28/2022 +2115 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: adobe.com

Advisory: APSB17-01
Researcher: Ke Liu (Basti)
Organization: Zero Day Initiative
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2017-2965 (🔍)
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SecurityTracker: 1037574
SecurityFocus: 95345 - Adobe Acrobat and Reader APSB17-01 Multiple Unspecified Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities
OSVDB: - CVE-2017-2965 - Adobe - Multiple Products - Memory Corruption Issue

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Entryinfo

Created: 01/11/2017 09:43 AM
Updated: 10/28/2022 10:51 AM
Changes: 01/11/2017 09:43 AM (81), 08/26/2020 09:22 AM (3), 10/28/2022 10:51 AM (3)
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