Advisory Details

December 8th, 2015

Adobe Flash MP3 ID3 COMM Tag Heap Buffer Overflow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-15-609
ZDI-CAN-3262

CVE ID CVE-2015-8446
CVSS SCORE 6.8, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Adobe
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Flash
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 21931. 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. 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 MP3 files. The issue lies in the failure to allocate enough space for COMM tags. An attacker could leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary 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/apsb15-32.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2015-09-03 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2015-12-08 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Anonymous
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