Intrusion Prevention

Adobe.Reader.Loop.Reference.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Denial of Service vulnerability in Adobe Reader.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a malicious ".pdf" file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to cause a denial of service condition on an affected system.

Affected Products

Adobe Reader XI (11.0.03) and prior 11.x versions
Adobe Reader X (10.1.7) and prior 10.x versions
Adobe Acrobat XI (11.0.03) and prior 11.x versions
Adobe Acrobat X (10.1.7) and prior 10.x versions

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb13-22.html

CVE References

CVE-2013-3351