Check Point Advisories

Adobe Acrobat Memory Corruption (CVE-2011-2462)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2011-0644
Date Published: 14 May 2023
Severity: High
Last Updated: Sunday 14 May, 2023
Industry Reference:CVE-2011-2462
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Adobe Acrobat 10.1.1 and prior
Adobe Acrobat 9.4.6 and prior
Adobe Acrobat 10.1.1 and prior
Adobe Acrobat 9.4.6 and prior
Vulnerability Description A memory corruption vulnerability exists in Adobe Acrobat. With successful exploitation of this vulnerability an attacker could execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user.

Protection Overview

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.

Security Gateway R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Adobe Acrobat Memory Corruption (CVE-2011-2462) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Adobe Reader Violation.
Attack Information:  Adobe Acrobat Memory Corruption (CVE-2011-2462)

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