Intrusion Prevention

Adobe.Reader.CVE-2019-7763.Use.After.Free

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Use After Free Vulnerability in Adobe Acrobat and Reader.
The vulnerability is due to an error in the vulnerable application when handling 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 Acrobat DC Continuous 2019.010.20100 and earlier version for Windows and macOS
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Continuous 2019.010.20099 and earlier version for Windows and macOS
Acrobat 2017 Classic 2017 2017.011.30140 and earlier version for Windows and macOS
Acrobat Reader 2017 Classic 2017 2017.011.30138 and earlier version for Windows and macOS
Acrobat DC Classic 2015 2015.006.30495 and earlier versions for Windows and macOS
Acrobat Reader DC Classic 2015 2015.006.30493 and earlier versions for Windows and macOS

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb19-18.html

CVE References

CVE-2019-7763