Advisory Details

June 17th, 2019

Electronic Arts Origin URI Handler Remote Command Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-19-574
ZDI-CAN-8686

CVE ID CVE-2019-12828
CVSS SCORE 8.8, (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
AFFECTED VENDORS Electronic Arts
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Origin
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Electronic Arts Origin. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious web page.

There is an issue with the way the product handles URIs within certain schemes. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of a user-supplied string before using it to execute a system call. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current user at medium integrity.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Fixed in version 10.5.38.26728 (PC) and 10.5.39.26720 (Mac)


DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2019-05-08 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2019-06-17 - Coordinated public release of advisory
  • 2019-09-10 - Advisory Updated
CREDIT Ron Waisberg of Trend Micro Security Research
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