FILE-PDF -- Snort has detected suspicious traffic related to a PDF file. PDFs are easily exploitable. They include many ways to encapsulate data and are often targeted by attackers, who use the PDF's household name status for social engineering. Therefore, Snort includes Many PDF-targeted rules.
FILE-PDF Microsoft Reader dynamic object stream uninitialized memory corruption attempt
Windows Reader in Microsoft Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, and Windows 10 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Reader file, aka "Microsoft Windows Reader Vulnerability."
CVSS base score 7.8
CVSS impact score 5.9
CVSS exploitability score 1.8
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2016-0046Windows Reader in Microsoft Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, and Windows 10 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Reader file, aka "Microsoft Windows Reader Vulnerability."
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