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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Adobe Acrobat/Reader Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Acrobat/Reader Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1029604
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1029604
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-0493, CVE-2014-0495, CVE-2014-0496   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 14 2014
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to versions 10.1.9 and 11.0.06
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Adobe Acrobat/Reader. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption [CVE-2014-0493, CVE-2014-0495] or use-after free [CVE-2014-0496] flaw and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Mateusz Jurczyk and Gynvael Coldwind of the Google Security Team reported two vulnerabilities. Soroush Dalili (@irsdl) reported one vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (10.1.9, 11.0.06).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb14-01.html

Vendor URL:  helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb14-01.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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