Intrusion Prevention

Adobe.Reader.CVE-2020-3805.Use.After.Free

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Use After Free vulnerability in Adobe Acrobat and Reader.
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

Adobe Acrobat DC Continuous for Windows 2017.011.30161
Adobe Acrobat DC Continuous for Macintosh 2017.011.30161
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Continuous for Windows 2017.011.30161
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Continuous for Macintosh 2017.011.30161
Adobe Acrobat DC Classic for Windows 2015.006.30512
Adobe Acrobat DC Classic for Macintosh 2015.006.30512
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Classic for Windows 2015.006.30512
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Classic for Macintosh 2015.006.30512

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/apsb20-13.html

CVE References

CVE-2020-3805