CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Nov 16, 2023
Updated: Nov 22, 2023
CWE ID 125


CVE-2023-44338 is an out-of-bounds read vulnerability affecting Adobe Acrobat Reader versions 23.006.20360 and earlier, as well as versions 20.005.30524 and earlier. The vulnerability occurs when parsing a crafted file, potentially leading to a read past the end of an allocated memory structure. This could be exploited by an attacker to execute code in the context of the current user. However, exploiting this issue requires user interaction, as the victim must open a malicious file. The vulnerability has a risk score of 25 and is rated as high severity with a base score of 7.8 according to CVSS version 3.1. The affected products include Adobe Acrobat Reader and various related software and tools. Users are advised to update their software to the latest version available from Adobe to remediate this vulnerability and reduce potential danger to their organization's integrity and confidentiality.

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