Threat Encyclopedia

Adobe.Reader.EMF.EmfPlusObject.Handling.Heap.Overflow

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This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Heap Overflow Vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted EMF file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted EMF file.

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Adobe Acrobat DC Continuous for Windows 2017.011.30078
Adobe Acrobat DC Continuous for Macintosh 2017.011.30078
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Continuous for Windows 2017.011.30078
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Continuous for Macintosh 2017.011.30078
Adobe Acrobat DC Classic for Windows 2015.006.30403
Adobe Acrobat DC Classic for Macintosh 2015.006.30403
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Classic for Windows 2015.006.30403
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Classic for Macintosh 2015.006.30403
Adobe Acrobat DC Continuous for Windows 2019.008.20081 and earlier versions
Adobe Acrobat DC Continuous for macOS 2019.008.20080 and earlier versions
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Continuous for Windows 2019.008.20081 and earlier versions
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Continuous for macOS 2019.008.20080 and earlier versions
Acrobat 2017 Classic 2017 for Windows 2017.011.30106 and earlier versions
Acrobat 2017 Classic 2017 for macOS 2017.011.30105 and earlier versions
Acrobat Reader DC 2017 Classic 2017 for Windows 2017.011.30106 and earlier versions
Acrobat Reader DC 2017 Classic 2017 for macOS 2017.011.30105 and earlier versions
Acrobat DC Classic 2015 for Windows 2015.006.30457 and earlier versions
Acrobat DC Classic 2015 for macOS 2015.006.30456 and earlier versions
Acrobat Reader DC Classic 2015 for Windows 20152015.006.30457 and earlier versions
Acrobat Reader DC Classic 2015 for macOS 2015.006.30456 and earlier versions

Impact

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

CVE References

CVE-2018-16022 CVE-2018-4978

Other References

APSB18-41 APSB18-09