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Adobe Warns Windows, MacOS Users of Critical Acrobat and Reader Flaws

November 3, 2020

Adobe has fixed critical-severity flaws tied to four CVEs in the Windows and macOS versions of its Acrobat and Reader family of application software services. The vulnerabilities could be exploited to execute arbitrary code on affected products.

These critical flaws include a heap-based buffer overflow (CVE-2020-24435), out-of-bounds write glitch (CVE-2020-24436) and two use-after free flaws (CVE-2020-24430 and CVE-2020-24437). The bugs are part of Adobe’s regularly scheduled patches, which overall patched critical-, important- and moderate-severity vulnerabilities tied to 14 CVEs.

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