Intrusion Prevention

Adobe.Reader.Field.Dictionaries.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Memory Corruption vulnerability in Adobe Acrobat and Reader.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a malformed PDF file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted PDF file.

Affected Products

Adobe Acrobat and Reader XI 11.0.03 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
Adobe Acrobat and Reader X 10.1.7 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version available from the website.
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb13-22.html

CVE References

CVE-2013-3355