Advisory Details

May 10th, 2016

Adobe Acrobat Pro DC ImageConversion JPEG Parsing Out-Of-Bounds Read Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-16-324
ZDI-CAN-3557

CVE ID CVE-2016-1076
CVSS SCORE 4.3, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
AFFECTED VENDORS Adobe
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Acrobat Pro DC
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 24056. 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 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 ImageConversion plugin. A specially crafted JPEG image can force Adobe Acrobat Pro DC to read memory past the end of an allocated object. An attacker can use this information in conjunction with other vulnerabilities to execute code in the context of the 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
CREDIT AbdulAziz Hariri - HPE Zero Day Initiative
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