Intrusion Prevention

Adobe.Reader.PDF.Parser.Object.Sharing.Use.After.Free

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Use-After-Free vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software attempts to access an object that has been deleted. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted PDF file.

Affected Products

Acrobat DC 15.009.20077 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
Acrobat Reader DC 15.009.20077 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
Acrobat DC 15.006.30097 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
Acrobat Reader DC 15.006.30097 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
Acrobat XI 11.0.13 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
Reader XI 11.0.13 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb16-02.html

CVE References

CVE-2016-0934

Other References

APSB16-02