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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-16406

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. This vulnerability is an instance of a type confusion vulnerability in the EMF processing module. The issue causes the program to access an object using an incompatible type, leading to an out of bounds memory access. Attackers can exploit the vulnerability by using the out of bounds access for unintended reads, writes, or frees -- potentially leading to code corruption, control-flow hijack, or information leak attack.
Publish Date : 2017-12-09 Last Update Date : 2017-12-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Memory corruptionObtain Information
CWE ID 125

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-16406

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Adobe Acrobat * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Adobe Acrobat Dc * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Adobe Acrobat Dc * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader Dc * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Adobe Acrobat Reader Dc * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Adobe Acrobat 1
Adobe Acrobat Dc 2
Adobe Acrobat Reader 1
Adobe Acrobat Reader Dc 2

- References For CVE-2017-16406
BID 101815 Adobe Acrobat and Reader Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities Release Date:2017-11-16 CONFIRM
SECTRACK 1039791

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-16406

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