Advisory Details

October 21st, 2022

Adobe Illustrator CDR File Parsing Out-Of-Bounds Read Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-22-1448
ZDI-CAN-17911

CVE ID CVE-2022-38436
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 Illustrator
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Adobe Illustrator. 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 CDR files. Crafted data in a CDR file can trigger a read past the end of an allocated buffer. 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/si/security/products/illustrator/apsb22-56.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2022-07-22 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2022-10-21 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT khangkito - Tran Van Khang (VinCSS)
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