Advisory Details

May 10th, 2016

Adobe Reader DC U3D Parsing Out-Of-Bound Write Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-16-322
ZDI-CAN-3522

CVE ID CVE-2016-1074
CVSS SCORE 6.8, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Adobe
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Acrobat Reader DC
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 24019. 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 Reader DC. 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 PDF documents with embedded U3D files. A specially crafted PDF document can force Adobe Reader DC to write values past the end of an allocated object. 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/acrobat/apsb16-14.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2016-02-04 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2016-05-10 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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