Advisory Details

April 11th, 2017

Adobe Reader DC PRC Parsing Out-Of-Bound Read Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-17-249
ZDI-CAN-4212

CVE ID CVE-2017-3019
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 26521. 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 parsing of PRC streams. The process does not properly validate user-supplied data which can result in a read past the end of an allocated object. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute 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/apsb17-11.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2016-11-30 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2017-04-11 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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