Advisory Details

June 13th, 2017

Adobe Flash Profile Use-After-Free Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-17-406
ZDI-CAN-4703

CVE ID CVE-2017-3083
CVSS SCORE 6.8, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Adobe
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Flash
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 Profile objects. The issue results from the lack of validating the existence of an object prior to performing operations on the object. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.

VENDOR RESPONSE Adobe has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb17-17.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2017-04-07 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2017-06-13 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT bo13oy of CloverSec Labs
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