PTC Creo View Heap Buffer Overflow Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-15-051: February 27th, 2015
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of PTC Creo View. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.
The specific flaw exists within the Creo View browser plugin. An attacker can trigger a heap overflow, by setting a large buffer to a specific attribute. This would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of the browser.
Vendor ResponsePTC has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2014-05-20 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2015-02-27 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)