Intrusion Prevention



This indicates an attack attempt against an information disclosure vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat.
The vulnerability is caused when launching "file://" URLs from within PDF files. An attacker can exploit this vulnerability by creating a specially crafted PDF file containing a "file://" URL.

Affected Products

Adobe Acrobat 8.x
Adobe Reader 8.x


Information Disclosure: Remote attackers can gain sensitive information from vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version, available from the website.

CVE References