(Pwn2Own) Adobe Flash RTMP Parsing Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2015-09-18T00:00:00
ID ZDI-13-288
Type zdi
Reporter VUPEN Security [ http://www.vupen.com ]
Modified 2015-11-09T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Adobe Flash. 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 handling of RTMP data. The issue lies in the ability to exchange objects, allowing for an object confusion vulnerability. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.