Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 Vulnerability Research November 2017 Disclosures – Adobe

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Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 Vulnerability Research November 2017 Disclosures – Adobe

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As part of Unit 42’s ongoing threat research, we can now disclose that Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 researchers have discovered seven vulnerabilities addressed by the Adobe Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) as part of their November 2017 security update release.

CVE Vulnerability Name Affected Products Maximum Severity Rating Impact Researcher(s)
CVE-2017-16388 Use after free Adobe Acrobat Critical Remote Code Execution Gal De Leon
CVE-2017-16389 Use after free Adobe Acrobat Critical Remote Code Execution Gal De Leon
CVE-2017-16390 Use after free Adobe Acrobat Critical Remote Code Execution Gal De Leon
CVE-2017-16393 Use after free Adobe Acrobat Critical Remote Code Execution Gal De Leon
CVE-2017-16398 Use after free Adobe Acrobat Critical Remote Code Execution Gal De Leon
CVE-2017-16414 Out-of-bounds read Adobe Acrobat Critical Remote Code Execution Gal De Leon
CVE-2017-16420 Out-of-bounds read Adobe Acrobat Critical Remote Code Execution Gal De Leon

Palo Alto Networks customers who deploy our Next-Generation Security Platform are protected from zero-day vulnerabilities such as these. Weaponized exploits for these vulnerabilities are prevented by Traps multi-layered exploit prevention capabilities. Threat prevention capabilities such as application control, IPS, and WildFire provide our customers with comprehensive protection and automatic updates against previously unknown threats.

Palo Alto Networks is a regular contributor to vulnerability research in Microsoft, Adobe, Apple, Google Android and other ecosystems. By proactively identifying these vulnerabilities, developing protections for our customers, and sharing the information with the security community, we are removing weapons used by attackers to threaten users, and compromise enterprise, government, and service provider networks.

Source: https://researchcenter.paloaltonetworks.com/2017/12/unit42-palo-alto-networks-unit-42-vulnerability-research-november-2017-disclosures-adobe/
Author: Christopher Budd

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