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computer vulnerability announce CVE-2018-15979

Adobe Acrobat/Reader: privilege escalation via NTLM SSO Hash Theft

Synthesis of the vulnerability

Impacted products: Acrobat DC Classic, Acrobat DC Continuous.
Severity: 2/4.
Consequences: user access/rights, data reading.
Provenance: internet server.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 14/11/2018.
Identifiers: APSB18-40, CERTFR-2018-AVI-545, CVE-2018-15979, VIGILANCE-VUL-27767.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via NTLM SSO Hash Theft of Adobe Acrobat/Reader, in order to escalate his privileges.
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