ZDI-10-088: Adobe Shockwave Player 3D Parsing Memory Corruption Vulnerability

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2010-05-12T00:00:00


ZDI-10-088: Adobe Shockwave Player 3D Parsing Memory Corruption Vulnerability http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-10-088 May 11, 2010

-- CVE ID: CVE-2010-1283

-- Affected Vendors: Adobe

-- Affected Products: Adobe Shockwave Player

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-- Vulnerability Details: This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Adobe Shockwave. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page.

The specific flaw exists within the code responsible for parsing 3D objects defined inside Director files. An undocumented 4-byte field within record type 0xFFFFFF49 can be modified to cause corruption of heap memory. This corruption can be used to modify function pointers and achieve code execution.

-- Vendor Response: Adobe has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:


-- Disclosure Timeline: 2010-03-12 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2010-05-11 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by: * Anonymous

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