Advisory Details

May 12th, 2015

Adobe Acrobat Pro Close page action Use-After-Free Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-15-215
ZDI-CAN-2724

CVE ID CVE-2015-3053
CVSS SCORE 6.8, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Adobe
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Acrobat Pro
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 19458. 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 Acrobat Pro. 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 the Close page action. A specially crafted Close page action 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
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2015-02-04 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2015-05-12 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT AbdulAziz Hariri - HP Zero Day Initiative
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