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CVE-2017-16367 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in Adobe Acrobat and Reader: 2017.012.20098 and earlier versions, 2017.011.30066 and earlier versions, 2015.006.30355 and earlier versions, and 11.0.22 and earlier versions. This vulnerability is an instance of a type confusion overflow vulnerability. The vulnerability leads to an out of bounds memory access. Attackers can exploit the vulnerability by using the out of bounds access for unintended reads or writes -- potentially leading to code corruption, control-flow hijack, or an information leak attack.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/09/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101815 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039791 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb17-36.html Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Incorrect Type Conversion or Cast (CWE-704)

Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-16367
NVD Published Date:
12/09/2017
NVD Last Modified:
12/14/2017