Advisory Details

May 14th, 2014

Microsoft DIA SDK msdia.dll Memory Corruption Vulnerability

ZDI-14-129
ZDI-CAN-1856

CVE ID CVE-2014-3802
CVSS SCORE 6.8, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Microsoft
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Debug Interface Access SDK
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Microsoft Debug Interface Access SDK. 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 parsing of PDB files. The issue lies in a failure to sanitize a value which is then used in the calculation of an address for a dynamic call. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=306566
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2013-05-13 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2014-05-14 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT 80ceb6400c43bd3fa9f1ef561f7c51d929fe0199
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