Advisory Details

December 4th, 2014

PTC IsoView ActiveX Control ViewPort Heap Buffer Overflow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-14-399
ZDI-CAN-2190

CVE ID CVE-2014-9267
CVSS SCORE 7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS PTC
AFFECTED PRODUCTS IsoView ActiveX Control
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 13819. 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 the PTC IsoView ActiveX control. 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 ViewPort property of the control. By setting the property to a malicious value, an attacker can overflow a statically allocated heap buffer. This could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of the browser.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS PTC has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://support.ptc.com/appserver/cs/view/solution.jsp?n=CS181001
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2014-05-20 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2014-12-04 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)
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