First published: Thu Nov 16 2023(Updated: )
Adobe Acrobat Reader versions 23.006.20360 (and earlier) and 20.005.30524 (and earlier) are affected by an out-of-bounds read vulnerability when parsing a crafted file, which could result in a read past the end of an allocated memory structure. An attacker could leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current user. Exploitation of this issue requires user interaction in that a victim must open a malicious file.
|Affected Software||Affected Version||How to fix|
|Adobe Acrobat Dc||>=15.008.20082<23.006.20380|
|Adobe Acrobat Reader DC||>=15.008.20082<23.006.20380|
|Adobe Acrobat Reader||>=20.001.30005<20.005.30539|
CVE-2023-44338 is a vulnerability in Adobe Acrobat Reader that allows remote code execution due to an out-of-bounds read vulnerability.
CVE-2023-44338 affects Adobe Acrobat Reader versions 23.006.20360 and earlier, as well as versions 20.005.30524 and earlier.
The severity of CVE-2023-44338 is classified as high with a CVSS score of 7.8.
An attacker can exploit CVE-2023-44338 by leveraging the out-of-bounds read vulnerability when parsing a crafted file, potentially leading to remote code execution.
You can find more information about CVE-2023-44338 on the Adobe Security Bulletin APSB23-54.