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 Adobe Acrobat out-of-bounds write attempt
This alert occurs when an attacker attempts to exploit CVE-2019-7118.
Attempted User Privilege Gain
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
MITRE ATT&CK Framework
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2019-7118Adobe Acrobat and Reader versions 2019.010.20098 and earlier, 2019.010.20098 and earlier, 2017.011.30127 and earlier version, and 2015.006.30482 and earlier have an out-of-bounds write vulnerability. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution .
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