|CVSS SCORE||6.8, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)|
Acrobat Reader DC
|TIPPINGPOINT™ IPS CUSTOMER PROTECTION||TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 24597. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com|
The specific flaw exists within the handling of XPath expressions. A PDF document with a specific value-of element and an XPath expression can force Adobe Reader DC to write values past the end of an allocated object. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of the current process.
Adobe has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
Sun Zhihao and Liu Yang of Nanyang Technological University