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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Adobe Acrobat/Reader Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Acrobat and Reader for Windows Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1030711
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1030711
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-0546   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 12 2014
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 11.0.07 and prior
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Adobe Acrobat and 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 bypass sandbox protections and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

This vulnerability is being actively exploited.

Apple OS X is not affected.

Costin Raiu and Vitaly Kamluk of Kaspersky Labs reported this 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 (10.1.11, 11.0.08).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/reader/apsb14-19.html

Vendor URL:  helpx.adobe.com/security/products/reader/apsb14-19.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)
Underlying OS Comments:  Windows only

Message History:   None.


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