Advisory Details

October 14th, 2014

Hewlett-Packard Sprinter TTF16.ocx SwapTables Method Memory Corruption Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-14-358
ZDI-CAN-2343

CVE ID CVE-2014-2635
CVSS SCORE 6.8, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Hewlett-Packard
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Sprinter
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 16231. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of HP Sprinter. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.

The vulnerability is found in Tidestone Formula One ActiveX controls, which are installed as a part of HP Sprinter. By providing an improper parameter to the method SwapTables provided by those controls, an attacker can execute code in the context of the browser.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Hewlett-Packard has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://h20566.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay/?docId=emr_na-c04454636
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2014-05-30 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2014-10-14 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)
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