Adobe Shockwave Player Director File SetVertexArray Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2010-10-29T00:00:00
ID ZDI-10-228
Type zdi
Reporter Anonymous
Modified 2010-11-09T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Adobe Shockwave Player. 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 code responsible for parsing Director files (.dir). When handling the 3D record type 0xFFFFFF89. The module trusts size fields within a substructure and can be forced to make a faulty memory allocation. This can be abused by a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code under the context of the currently logged-in user.