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Out-of-bounds Write


Severity Medium
Score 6.1/10


Acrobat Reader DC versions 2021.005.20060 (and earlier), 2020.004.30006 (and earlier) and 2017.011.30199 (and earlier) are affected by a stack overflow vulnerability due to insecure handling of a crafted PDF file, potentially resulting in memory corruption in the context of the current user. Exploitation requires user interaction in that a victim must open a crafted PDF file in Acrobat Reader.

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CWE-787 - Out-of-Bounds Write

Out-of-bounds write vulnerability is a memory access bug that allows software to write data past the end or before the beginning of the intended buffer. This may result in the corruption of data, a crash, or arbitrary code execution.


Advisory Timeline

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