Advisory Details

May 19th, 2024

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC PDF File Parsing Out-Of-Bounds Write Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-24-483
ZDI-CAN-23327

CVE ID CVE-2024-30310
CVSS SCORE 7.8, AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
AFFECTED VENDORS Adobe
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Acrobat Reader DC
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected 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 the handling of PDF files. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a write past the end of an allocated object. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Adobe has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb24-29.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2024-01-30 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2024-05-19 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Bobby Gould of Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative
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