[Full-disclosure] ZDI-09-014: Adobe Acrobat getIcon() Stack Overflow Vulnerability
0xjbrown41 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 24 17:58:32 GMT 2009
Maybe Adobe should rethink the word "security". It seems,
misinterpreted at best, when implemented in most all of their
products. God help the developers.
On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 12:51 PM, ZDI Disclosures
<zdi-disclosures at tippingpoint.com> wrote:
> ZDI-09-014: Adobe Acrobat getIcon() Stack Overflow Vulnerability
> March 24, 2009
> -- CVE ID:
> -- Affected Vendors:
> -- Affected Products:
> Adobe Acrobat
> -- TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection:
> TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this
> vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 6255.
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> -- Vulnerability Details:
> This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
> vulnerable installations of Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader. User
> interaction is required in that a user must visit a malicious web site
> or open a malicious file.
> in a PDF document. When supplying a specially crafted argument to the
> getIcon() method of a Collab object, proper bounds checking is not
> performed resulting in a stack overflow. If successfully exploited full
> control of the affected machine running under the credentials of the
> currently logged in user can be achieved.
> -- Vendor Response:
> Adobe has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More
> details can be found at:
> -- Disclosure Timeline:
> 2008-07-03 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
> 2009-03-24 - Coordinated public release of advisory
> -- Credit:
> This vulnerability was discovered by:
> * Tenable Network Security
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