Advisory Details

November 21st, 2022

Microsoft Raw Image Extension CR2 File Parsing Memory Corruption Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-22-1596
ZDI-CAN-18224

CVE ID CVE-2022-41052
CVSS SCORE 7.8, (AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
AFFECTED VENDORS Microsoft
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Raw Image Extension
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Microsoft Raw Image Extension. 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 CR2 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 Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2022-41052
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2022-08-08 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2022-11-21 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Hossein Lotfi of Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative
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