CVE-2017-16380 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 security bypass vulnerability for a certain file-type extension. Acrobat maintains both a blacklist and whitelist (the user can specify an allowed attachment). However, any file extensions that are neither on the blacklist nor the whitelist can still be opened after displaying a warning prompt.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101814 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 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-16380
NVD Published Date:
12/09/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019
Source:
MITRE