Adobe Reader XI versions are vulnerable to a heap overflow

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1. OVERVIEW

Adobe Reader XI versions are vulnerable to a heap overflow

2. BACKGROUND

Adobe Reader software is the free trusted standard for reliably viewing, printing, and annotating PDF documents. It's the only PDF file viewer that can open and interact with all types of PDF content, including forms and multimedia.

3. VULNERABILITY DESCRIPTION

A specially crafted PDF file may result in a heap overflow, corrupting the heap and potentially allowing code execution.
The flaw is due to allocating predefined heap space for an object in the PDF format, which may be bigger than anticipated.

4. VERSIONS AFFECTED

11.x

5. SOLUTION

The vendor is fixing this issue

6. CREDIT

Nisso Kalim ~~~DEMO hackers~~~





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