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FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat Pro out of bounds read attempt
This event is generated when a file that exploits the vulnerability outlined in CVE-2018-4894 is detected.
Out of bounds read in Adobe Acrobat Pro
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No public information
No known false positives
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2018-4894An 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 XPS font processing. A successful attack can lead to sensitive data exposure.
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