(Pwn2Own) Adobe Flash Display Object Memory Corruption Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2014-05-19T00:00:00
ID ZDI-14-130
Type zdi
Reporter Zeguang Zhao of Team509 and Liang Chen of KeenTeam
Modified 2014-11-09T00:00:00

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 display objects. The issue lies in modifying an object's parent within a callback. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process.