Advisory Details

August 8th, 2017

Adobe Acrobat Pro DC ImageConversion EMF Parsing Out-Of-Bounds Write Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-17-620
ZDI-CAN-4830

CVE ID CVE-2017-11259
CVSS SCORE 6.8, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Adobe
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Acrobat Pro DC
TIPPINGPOINT™ IPS CUSTOMER PROTECTION TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 28733. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable 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 EMF files. 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 object. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.

VENDOR RESPONSE Adobe has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb17-24.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2017-06-01 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2017-08-08 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Ke Liu of Tencent's Xuanwu LAB
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