Advisory Details

September 19th, 2022

Adobe Bridge DCM File Parsing Use-After-Free Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-22-1283
ZDI-CAN-17762

CVE ID CVE-2022-38425
CVSS SCORE 3.3, (AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)
AFFECTED VENDORS Adobe
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Bridge
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information on affected installations of Adobe Bridge. 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 DCM files. 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 in conjunction with other vulnerabilites to execute arbitrary 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/bridge/apsb22-49.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2022-06-30 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2022-09-19 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Mat Powell of Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative
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