FILE-OTHER -- Snort detected traffic targeting vulnerabilities in a file type that does not require enough rule coverage to have its own category.
FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat Pro nested IFD out of bounds read attempt
This event is generated when a TIFF file with an invalid private IFD is seen.
Attempted User Privilege Gain
A TIFF file with an invalid private/nested IFD can cause an out of bounds read.
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2018-4897An issue was discovered in Adobe Acrobat Reader 2018.009.20050 and earlier versions, 2017.011.30070 and earlier versions, 2015.006.30394 and earlier versions. This vulnerability occurs as a result of computation that reads data that is past the end of the target buffer; the computation is part of the image conversion module that parses TIFF metadata. A successful attack can lead to sensitive data exposure.
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