Intrusion Prevention

Adobe.Reader.Action.Dictionary.NTLM.Information.Disclosure

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Out of Bounds read 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 gain access to sensitive data, via a crafted PDF file.

Affected Products

Acrobat DC (Continuous Track) 2018.011.20035 and earlier versions on Windows and Macintosh
Acrobat Reader DC (Continuous Track) 2018.011.20035 and earlier versions on Windows and Macintosh
Acrobat 2017 2017.011.30070 and earlier versions on Windows and Macintosh
Acrobat Reader 2017 2017.011.30078 and earlier versions on Windows and Macintosh
Acrobat DC (Classic Track) 2015.006.30413/30416 and earlier versions on Windows and Macintosh
Acrobat Reader DC (Classic Track) 2015.006.30413/30416 and earlier versions on Windows and Macintosh

Impact

Information Disclosure: Remote attackers can gain sensitive information from vulnerable systems

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb18-09.html

CVE References

CVE-2018-15979 CVE-2018-4993

Other References

APSB18-40 APSB18-09