Intrusion Prevention

Adobe.Reader.JavaScriptAPI.Security.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 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 Reader XI (11.0.10) and earlier 11.x versions
Adobe Reader X (10.1.13) and earlier 10.x versions
Adobe Acrobat XI (11.0.10) and earlier 11.x versions
Adobe Acrobat X (10.1.13) and earlier 10.x versions

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version available from the website.
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb15-10.html