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 Reader RGB color table out of bounds read attempt
This event is generated when a PDF with a malformed stream object corrupts the RGB color table in Adobe Acrobat Reader.
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What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
Cisco Talos Intelligence Group
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2014-8456Adobe Reader and Acrobat 10.x before 10.1.13 and 11.x before 11.0.10 on Windows and OS X allow attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2014-8445, CVE-2014-8446, CVE-2014-8447, CVE-2014-8458, CVE-2014-8459, CVE-2014-8461, and CVE-2014-9158.
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