Advisory Details

February 27th, 2015

PTC Creo View Heap Buffer Overflow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-15-051
ZDI-CAN-2198

CVE ID CVE-2015-2061
CVSS SCORE 7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS PTC
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Creo View
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 13914,13915. 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 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.

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=CS172389
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2014-05-20 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2015-02-27 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)
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