Advisory Details

January 13th, 2022

Adobe InCopy JPEG2000 Parsing Out-Of-Bounds Write Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-22-072
ZDI-CAN-15148

CVE ID CVE-2021-45053
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 InCopy
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Adobe InCopy. 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 JPG2000 images. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a write past the end of an allocated structure. 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/incopy/apsb22-04.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2021-09-10 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2022-01-13 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Mat Powell of Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative
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