|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2021-0579|
|Date Published:||14 Sep 2021|
|Last Updated:||Tuesday 14 September, 2021|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A use-after-free vulnerability exists in Adobe Acrobat and Reader. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.|
This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Adobe Reader Violation.
Attack Information: Adobe Acrobat and Reader Use After Free (CWE-416) (APSB21-55: CVE-2021-39838)