Advisory Details

May 15th, 2018

Adobe Acrobat Pro DC URL Parsing Insufficient Verification of Data Authenticity Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-18-463
ZDI-CAN-5810

CVE ID CVE-2018-4979
CVSS SCORE 4.3, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
AFFECTED VENDORS Adobe
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Acrobat Pro DC
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information on vulnerable installations of Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.

The specific flaw exists within URL parsing. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data which can allow for spoofing URL requests. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to disclose sensitive information.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Adobe has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb18-09.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2018-03-06 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2018-05-15 - Coordinated public release of advisory
  • 2018-05-15 - Advisory Updated
CREDIT AbdulAziz Hariri - Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative
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