Advisory Details

May 10th, 2016

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

ZDI-16-327
ZDI-CAN-3571

CVE ID CVE-2016-1080
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 24369. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows an attacker to leak sensitive information 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 TIFF image with a specific TAGTYPE value 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
  • 2016-02-16 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2016-05-10 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT AbdulAziz Hariri and Jasiel Spelman of HPE's Zero Day Initiative
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