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VUPEN Security Research - Adobe Acrobat & Reader XI-X Barcode Heap Overflow (Pwn2Own)
From: VUPEN Security Research <advisories () vupen com>
Date: Mon, 26 May 2014 14:32:34 +0200

VUPEN Security Research - Adobe Acrobat & Reader XI-X Barcode Heap
Overflow (Pwn2Own)

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I. BACKGROUND
---------------------

Adobe Acrobat and Reader are the global standards for electronic
document sharing. They are used to create, view, search, digitally
sign, verify, print, and collaborate on Adobe PDF files.


II. DESCRIPTION
---------------------

VUPEN Vulnerability Research Team discovered a critical vulnerability
in Adobe Acrobat and Reader.

The vulnerability is caused by a heap overflow error when processing
the "width" and "height" fields of a barcode element in a PDF, which
could be exploited to execute arbitrary code via a malicious PDF file.


III. AFFECTED PRODUCTS
---------------------------

Adobe Acrobat and Reader XI version 11.0.06 and prior
Adobe Acrobat and Reader XI version 10.1.9 and prior


IV. SOLUTION
----------------

Upgrade to Adobe Acrobat and Reader XI v11.0.07 or X v10.1.10.


V. CREDIT
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This vulnerability was discovered by VUPEN Security.


VI. ABOUT VUPEN Security
---------------------------

VUPEN is the leading provider of defensive and offensive cyber security
intelligence and advanced zero-day research. All VUPEN's vulnerability
intelligence results exclusively from its internal and in-house R&D
efforts conducted by its team of world-class researchers.

VUPEN Solutions: http://www.vupen.com/english/services/


VII. REFERENCES
----------------------

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/reader/apsb14-15.html
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-0511


VIII. DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
-----------------------------

2013-07-31 - Vulnerability Discovered by VUPEN Security
2014-03-13 - Vulnerability Reported to Adobe During Pwn2Own 2014
2014-05-13 - Vulnerability Fixed by Adobe
2014-05-26 - Public disclosure


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