An issue was discovered in Adobe Acrobat and Reader: 2017.012.20098 and earlier versions, 2017.011.30066 and earlier versions, 2015.006.30355 and earlier versions, and 11.0.22 and earlier versions. The vulnerability is caused by a buffer over-read in the exif processing module for a PNG file (during XPS conversion). Invalid input leads to a computation where pointer arithmetic results in a location outside valid memory locations belonging to the buffer. An attack can be used to obtain sensitive information, such as object heap addresses, etc.
Published 2017-12-09 06:29:02
Updated 2019-10-03 00:03:26
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-16384

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 3.97%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 91 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-16384

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
9.3
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.6
10.0
NIST
8.8
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-16384

  • The product reads data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2017-16384

Products affected by CVE-2017-16384

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