Intrusion Prevention

Adobe.Reader.Double.Free.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Memory Corruption vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted 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

Acrobat Reader DC 15.9.20077 and earlier versions

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb16-14.html

CVE References

CVE-2016-1111