Check Point Advisories

Adobe Acrobat and Reader Out-of-bounds Write (APSB23-54: CVE-2023-44366)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2023-1148
Date Published: 14 Nov 2023
Severity: High
Last Updated: Tuesday 14 November, 2023
Source: Adobe APSB23-54
Industry Reference:CVE-2023-44366
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Acrobat and Reader 23.006.20360
Acrobat and Reader 20.005.30524 and earlier
Vulnerability Description An out of bounds write 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.
Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: APSB23-54

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 and Reader Out-of-bounds Write (APSB23-54: CVE-2023-44366) 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 and Reader Out-of-bounds Write (APSB23-54: CVE-2023-44366)

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