Advisory Published


First published: Thu Aug 10 2023(Updated: )

Adobe Acrobat Reader versions 23.003.20244 (and earlier) and 20.005.30467 (and earlier) are affected by an out-of-bounds read vulnerability that could lead to disclosure of sensitive memory. An attacker could leverage this vulnerability to bypass mitigations such as ASLR. Exploitation of this issue requires user interaction in that a victim must open a malicious file.


Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Adobe Acrobat Dc>=15.008.20082<23.003.20269
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC>=15.008.20082<23.003.20269
Apple macOS
Microsoft Windows
Adobe Acrobat Reader>=20.001.30005<=20.005.30516.10516
Adobe Acrobat Reader>=20.001.30005<20.005.30516.10516
Adobe Acrobat Reader>=20.001.30005<20.005.30514.10514
Adobe Acrobat Reader>=20.001.30005<20.005.30514.10514

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the CVE ID of this vulnerability?

    The CVE ID of this vulnerability is CVE-2023-38247.

  • Which versions of Adobe Acrobat Reader are affected?

    Adobe Acrobat Reader versions 23.003.20244 and earlier, and 20.005.30467 and earlier are affected.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2023-38247?

    CVE-2023-38247 has a severity rating of medium with a score of 5.5.

  • What is the impact of this vulnerability?

    This vulnerability could lead to the disclosure of sensitive memory and bypass mitigations such as ASLR.

  • Is there a fix available for this vulnerability?

    Yes, Adobe has released a security update to address this vulnerability. Please refer to the provided reference link for more information.


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