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

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via NTLM SSO Hash Theft of Adobe Acrobat/Reader, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted systems: Acrobat DC Classic, Acrobat DC Continuous.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 14/11/2018.
Références of this alert: 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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This computer weakness alert impacts software or systems such as Acrobat DC Classic, Acrobat DC Continuous.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness note is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of internet server.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this weakness bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

Adobe Acrobat/Reader Continuous: version 2019.008.20081.
The version 2019.008.20081 is fixed:
  http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=1&platform=Windows

Adobe Acrobat/Reader Classic 2017: version 2017.011.30106.
The version 2017.011.30106 is fixed:
  http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=1&platform=Windows

Adobe Acrobat/Reader Classic 2015: version 2015.006.30457.
The version 2015.006.30457 is fixed:
  http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=1&platform=Windows
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