CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Nov 16, 2023
Updated: Dec 4, 2023
CWE ID 125


CVE-2023-44357 is an out-of-bounds read vulnerability that affects Adobe Acrobat Reader versions 23.006.20360 and earlier, as well as 20.005.30524 and earlier. This vulnerability could allow an attacker to access sensitive memory and bypass mitigations like ASLR. Exploiting this issue requires user interaction, specifically opening a malicious file. The affected products include Adobe Acrobat Reader and several others listed in the source text. The potential danger to organizations lies in the disclosure of sensitive information stored in memory. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM with a base score of 5.5 according to the NVD, indicating a moderate level of risk. It is recommended to update to the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader or apply any available patches to remediate this vulnerability.

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