Advisory Details

October 15th, 2019

Adobe Acrobat Pro DC RestorePlugInFrame Memory Corruption Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-19-874
ZDI-CAN-8689

CVE ID CVE-2019-8174
CVSS SCORE 7.8, (AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
AFFECTED VENDORS Adobe
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Acrobat Pro DC
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected 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 parsing of PostScript files. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a memory corruption condition. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in 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/apsb19-49.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2019-06-25 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2019-10-15 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Source Incite
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