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 Reader jp2 double free attempt
This event is generated when an attempt to exploit a double free in Adobe Acrobat Reader is detected.
Attempted User Privilege Gain
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
This rule fires on attempts to exploit a double free vulnerability in Adobe Acrobat.
No public information
No known false positives
Cisco Talos Intelligence Group
MITRE ATT&CK Framework
Tactic: Initial Access
Technique: Spearphishing Attachment
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2018-4990Adobe Acrobat and Reader versions 2018.011.20038 and earlier, 2017.011.30079 and earlier, and 2015.006.30417 and earlier have a Double Free vulnerability. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user.
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