Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.PDF.Library.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Memory Corruption vulnerability in Windows PDF Library.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted PDF file. 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

Windows 8.1
Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows 10
Server Core installation option

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS16-012

CVE References

CVE-2016-0046