Intrusion Prevention

Adobe.Reader.XFA.ASLR.Bypass.Information.Disclosure

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Information Disclosure vulnerability in Adobe Acrobat and Reader.
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 bypass ASLR security features on the system, via a crafted PDF file.

Affected Products

Acrobat DC 15.010.20060 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
Acrobat Reader DC 15.010.20060 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
Acrobat DC Classic 15.006.30121 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
Acrobat Reader DC Classic 15.006.30121 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
Acrobat XI Desktop 11.0.15 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
Reader XI Desktop 11.0.15 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh

Impact

Security Bypass: Remote attackers can bypass security features of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

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

CVE References

CVE-2016-1092

Other References

APSB16-14