TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative

SAP 3D Visual Enterprise Viewer Flic Animation Heap Buffer Overflow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-15-531: October 20th, 2015


CVSS Score

Affected Vendors

Affected Products

    3D Visual Enterprise Viewer

TippingPoint™ IPS Customer Protection

TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 20142. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS:

Vulnerability Details

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of SAP 3D Visual Enterprise Viewer. 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 handling of Flic Animation documents. With a specially crafted Flic document, an attacker can trigger a heap buffer overflow condition. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of the current process.

Vendor Response

SAP states:

The vendor advised ZDI that the patch and notes will be visible to customers on 13th of October 2015.

Disclosure Timeline

    2015-07-02 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2015-10-20 - Coordinated public release of advisory


This vulnerability was discovered by:
    Steven Seeley of Source Incite