Advisory Details

April 8th, 2016

(Pwn2Own) Adobe Flash JPEG-XR Parsing Stack Buffer Overflow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-16-228
ZDI-CAN-3616

CVE ID CVE-2016-1018
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 24022. 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 JPEG-XR files. The issue lies in the failure to properly check that an index is within the bounds of a buffer. An attacker can 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/apsb16-10.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2016-03-16 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2016-04-08 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Tencent PC Manager
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