CVE-2016-6940

Published on: 10/13/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:11 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Acrobat from Adobe contain the following vulnerability:

Adobe Reader and Acrobat before 11.0.18, Acrobat and Acrobat Reader DC Classic before 15.006.30243, and Acrobat and Acrobat Reader DC Continuous before 15.020.20039 on Windows and OS X allow attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-6941, CVE-2016-6942, CVE-2016-6943, CVE-2016-6947, CVE-2016-6948, CVE-2016-6950, CVE-2016-6951, CVE-2016-6954, CVE-2016-6955, CVE-2016-6956, CVE-2016-6959, CVE-2016-6960, CVE-2016-6966, CVE-2016-6970, CVE-2016-6972, CVE-2016-6973, CVE-2016-6974, CVE-2016-6975, CVE-2016-6976, CVE-2016-6977, CVE-2016-6978, CVE-2016-6995, CVE-2016-6996, CVE-2016-6997, CVE-2016-6998, CVE-2016-7000, CVE-2016-7001, CVE-2016-7002, CVE-2016-7003, CVE-2016-7004, CVE-2016-7005, CVE-2016-7006, CVE-2016-7007, CVE-2016-7008, CVE-2016-7009, CVE-2016-7010, CVE-2016-7011, CVE-2016-7012, CVE-2016-7013, CVE-2016-7014, CVE-2016-7015, CVE-2016-7016, CVE-2016-7017, CVE-2016-7018, and CVE-2016-7019.

  • CVE-2016-6940 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as - currently rated as CRITICAL severity.

CVSS3 Score: 9.8 - CRITICAL

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
NETWORK LOW NONE NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 10 - HIGH

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Adobe Security Bulletin Patch
Vendor Advisory
helpx.adobe.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb16-33.html
Adobe Acrobat and Reader APSB16-33 Multiple Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 93496
Adobe Acrobat/Reader Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Bypass Security Restrictions and Execute Arbitrary Code - SecurityTracker www.securitytracker.com
text/html
URL Logo SECTRACK 1036986

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationAdobeAcrobatAllAllAllAll
ApplicationAdobeAcrobat DcAllAllAllAll
ApplicationAdobeAcrobat DcAllAllAllAll
ApplicationAdobeAcrobat Reader DcAllAllAllAll
ApplicationAdobeAcrobat Reader DcAllAllAllAll
ApplicationAdobeReaderAllAllAllAll
Operating
System
AppleMac Os XAllAllAllAll
Operating
System
AppleMac Os XAllAllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindowsAllAllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindowsAllAllAllAll
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