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Sid 1-42788


FILE-PDF Adobe Reader malformed app13 tag information disclosure attempt


Adobe Acrobat Reader versions 11.0.19 and earlier, 15.006.30280 and earlier, 15.023.20070 and earlier have a memory address leak vulnerability in the image conversion engine, related to parsing of the APP13 segment in JPEG files.


CVSS base score 5.5 CVSS impact score 3.6 CVSS exploitability score 1.8 confidentialityImpact HIGH integrityImpact NONE availabilityImpact NONE

Detailed information

Affected systems

  • adobe acrobat 11.0.19
  • adobe acrobat_dc 15.006.30280
  • adobe acrobat_dc 15.023.20070
  • adobe acrobatreaderdc 15.006.30280
  • adobe acrobatreaderdc 15.023.20070
  • adobe reader 11.0.19

Ease of attack

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.


  • Talos research team.
  • This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology.
  • For more information see nvd.

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