Intrusion Prevention

Adobe.Reader.Javascript.viewState.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Memory Corruption vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat.
A remote attacker can exploit this to cause a Denial of Service condition or to execute arbitrary code within the context of the file.

Affected Products

Adobe Reader X (10.0.1) and earlier 10.x versions for Windows
Adobe Reader X (10.0.3) and earlier 10.x versions for Macintosh
Adobe Reader 9.4.4 and earlier 9.x versions for Windows and Macintosh
Adobe Reader 8.2.6 and earlier 8.x versions for Windows and Macintosh
Adobe Acrobat X (10.0.3) and earlier 10.x versions for Windows and Macintosh
Adobe Acrobat 9.4.4 and earlier 9.x versions for Windows and Macintosh
Adobe Acrobat 8.2.6 and earlier 8.x versions for Windows and Macintosh

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version, available from the website.
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-16.html

Other References

apsb11-16