Intrusion Prevention

Adobe.Reader.CVE-2019-7117.Type.Confusion

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Type Confusion vulnerability in Adobe Acrobat and Reader.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted PS file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code, via a crafted PS file.

Affected Products

Adobe Acrobat DC Continuous for Windows 2017.011.30120
Adobe Acrobat DC Continuous for Macintosh 2017.011.30120
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Continuous for Windows 2017.011.30120
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Continuous for Macintosh 2017.011.30120
Adobe Acrobat DC Classic for Windows 2015.006.30475
Adobe Acrobat DC Classic for Macintosh 2015.006.30475
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Classic for Windows 2015.006.30475
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Classic for Macintosh 2015.006.30475

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version available from the website.
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb19-17.html

CVE References

CVE-2019-7117

Other References

APSB19-17