Intrusion Prevention

Adobe.Reader.Race.Condition.Sandbox.Bypass

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Security Bypass vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat.
The vulnerability is due to an error in the vulnerable software when handling race conditions. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application.

Affected Products

Adobe Reader XI (11.0.09) and earlier 11.x versions
Adobe Reader X (10.1.12) and earlier 10.x versions
Adobe Acrobat XI (11.0.09) and earlier 11.x versions
Adobe Acrobat X (10.1.12) and earlier 10.x versions

Impact

Security Bypass: Remote attackers can bypass security checking of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/reader/apsb14-28.html

CVE References

CVE-2014-9150