Adobe Flash Player Regular Expression Stack Overflow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2014-04-08T00:00:00
ID ZDI-14-070
Type zdi
Reporter Anonymous
Modified 2014-11-09T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Adobe Flash 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 the usage of regular expressions in ActionScript where an expression could overflow a data structure on the stack. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.