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 embedded font type max subroutine buffer overflow attempt
Heap-based buffer overflow in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 10.x before 10.1.13 and 11.x before 11.0.10 on Windows and OS X allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2014-8457 and CVE-2014-9159.
CVSS base score 10.0
CVSS impact score 10.0
CVSS exploitability score 10.0
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What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2014-8460Heap-based buffer overflow in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 10.x before 10.1.13 and 11.x before 11.0.10 on Windows and OS X allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2014-8457 and CVE-2014-9159.
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