Intrusion Prevention

Adobe.Acrobat.Forms.Data.Format.JavaScript.Security.Bypass

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Security Bypass vulnerability in Adobe Acrobat and Reader.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted FDF file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to bypass security mechanisms on the application, via a crafted FDF file.

Affected Products

Acrobat DC 15.020.20042 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
Acrobat Reader DC 15.020.20042 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
Acrobat DC 15.006.30244 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
Acrobat Reader DC 15.006.30244 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
Acrobat XI 11.0.18 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
Reader XI 11.0.18 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh

Impact

Security Bypass: remote attackers can bypass security checks of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version available from the website.
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb17-01.html

CVE References

CVE-2017-2947

Other References

APSB17-01