Adobe Reader Read Restrictions Bypass Sandbox Escape Vulnerability

ID ZDI-15-468
Type zdi
Reporter AbdulAziz Hariri and Jasiel Spelman of HP Zero Day Initiative
Modified 2015-11-09T00:00:00


This vulnerability allows local attackers to disclose arbitrary PDF files on vulnerable installations of Adobe Reader. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.

The specific flaw exists within Acrobat Reader printing. An attacker running code in the context of a sandboxed Adobe Reader process can print arbitrary PDF files on remote printers.