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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Adobe Acrobat/Reader Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Acrobat/Reader Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Bypass Security Restrictions and Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036986
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036986
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-1089, CVE-2016-1091, CVE-2016-6937, CVE-2016-6939, CVE-2016-6940, CVE-2016-6941, CVE-2016-6942, CVE-2016-6943, CVE-2016-6944, CVE-2016-6945, CVE-2016-6946, CVE-2016-6947, CVE-2016-6948, CVE-2016-6949, CVE-2016-6950, CVE-2016-6951, CVE-2016-6952, CVE-2016-6953, CVE-2016-6954, CVE-2016-6955, CVE-2016-6956, CVE-2016-6957, CVE-2016-6958, CVE-2016-6959, CVE-2016-6960, CVE-2016-6961, CVE-2016-6962, CVE-2016-6963, CVE-2016-6964, CVE-2016-6965, CVE-2016-6966, CVE-2016-6967, CVE-2016-6968, CVE-2016-6969, CVE-2016-6970, CVE-2016-6971, CVE-2016-6972, CVE-2016-6973, CVE-2016-6974, CVE-2016-6975, CVE-2016-6976, CVE-2016-6977, CVE-2016-6978, CVE-2016-6979, CVE-2016-6988, CVE-2016-6993, CVE-2016-6994, CVE-2016-6995, CVE-2016-6996, CVE-2016-6997, CVE-2016-6998, CVE-2016-6999, CVE-2016-7000, CVE-2016-7001, CVE-2016-7002, CVE-2016-7003, CVE-2016-7004, CVE-2016-7005, CVE-2016-7006, CVE-2016-7007, CVE-2016-7008, CVE-2016-7009, CVE-2016-7010, CVE-2016-7011, CVE-2016-7012, CVE-2016-7013, CVE-2016-7014, CVE-2016-7015, CVE-2016-7016, CVE-2016-7017, CVE-2016-7018, CVE-2016-7019   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 11 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   Multiple 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 bypass security controls on the target system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

A use-after-free memory error may occur [CVE-2016-1089, CVE-2016-1091, CVE-2016-6944, CVE-2016-6945, CVE-2016-6946, CVE-2016-6949, CVE-2016-6952, CVE-2016-6953, CVE-2016-6961, CVE-2016-6962, CVE-2016-6963, CVE-2016-6964, CVE-2016-6965, CVE-2016-6967, CVE-2016-6968, CVE-2016-6969, CVE-2016-6971, CVE-2016-6979, CVE-2016-6988, CVE-2016-6993].

A heap buffer overflow may occur [CVE-2016-6939, CVE-2016-6994].

A memory corruption error may occur [CVE-2016-6940, CVE-2016-6941, CVE-2016-6942, CVE-2016-6943, CVE-2016-6947, CVE-2016-6948, CVE-2016-6950, CVE-2016-6951, CVE-2016-6954, CVE-2016-6955, CVE-2016-6956, CVE-2016-6959, CVE-2016-6960, CVE-2016-6966, CVE-2016-6970,
CVE-2016-6972, CVE-2016-6973, CVE-2016-6974, CVE-2016-6975, CVE-2016-6976, CVE-2016-6977, CVE-2016-6978, CVE-2016-6995, CVE-2016-6996, CVE-2016-6997, CVE-2016-6998, CVE-2016-7000, CVE-2016-7001, CVE-2016-7002, CVE-2016-7003, CVE-2016-7004, CVE-2016-7005, CVE-2016-7006,
CVE-2016-7007, CVE-2016-7008, CVE-2016-7009, CVE-2016-7010, CVE-2016-7011, CVE-2016-7012, CVE-2016-7013, CVE-2016-7014, CVE-2016-7015, CVE-2016-7016, CVE-2016-7017, CVE-2016-7018, CVE-2016-7019].

An integer overflow may occur [CVE-2016-6999].

A remote user can bypass security controls on the target system [CVE-2016-6958].

A remote user can bypass security restrictions on Javascript API execution [CVE-2016-6957].

Aakash Jain and Dhanesh Kizhakkinan of FireEye Inc., AbdulAziz Hariri of Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative, Abdulrahman Alqabandi, Anonymously (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative), Dmitri Kaslov, Gal De Leon of Palo Alto Networks, Jaanus Kaap of Clarified Security, Kai Lu of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs, Ke Liu of Tencent's Xuanwu LAB, Kushal Arvind Shah of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs, Sebastian Apelt Siberas (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative), Steven Seeley of Source Incite (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative), Steven Seeley of Source Incite (via iDefense), Wei Lei and Liu Yang of Nanyang Technological University (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative), and kdot (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative) reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

A remote user can bypass security controls on the target system.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (Continuous 15.020.20039, Classic 15.006.30243, Desktop 11.0.18).

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb16-33.html

Vendor URL:  helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb16-33.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (macOS/OS X), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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