Advisory Details

March 12th, 2015

Adobe Flash Player AVSS Load Use-After-Free Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-15-087
ZDI-CAN-2610

CVE ID CVE-2015-0341
CVSS SCORE 6.8, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Adobe
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Flash Player
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 17015. 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 Adobe Flash Player. 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 AVSS objects. By calling Load multiple times an attacker can force a dangling pointer to be reused after it has been freed. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Adobe has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb15-05.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2014-11-04 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2015-03-12 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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