Fortinet Discovers Adobe Acrobat Reader Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered a memory corruption vulnerability in Adobe Acrobat and Reader.
Adobe Acrobat and Reader are products of Adobe Systems. They are developed to view, create, manipulate, print and manage files in Portable Document Format (PDF). They are the most popular PDF applications. The freeware Adobe Reader, available for several desktop and mobile platforms, can view, print and annotate PDF files. The commercial proprietary Acrobat, available for Microsoft Windows and OS X only, can also create, edit, convert, digitally sign, encrypt, export and publish PDF files.
A memory corruption vulnerability has been discovered in Acrobat and Reader. This vulnerability could allow malicious users to create code execution scenarios.
SolutionsUsers should apply the solution provided by Adobe.
This vulnerability was discovered by Chris Navarrete of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.