SAP Crystal Reports Datasource Stack Buffer Overflow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2014-09-03T00:00:00
ID ZDI-14-301
Type zdi
Reporter Aniway.Anyway@gmail.com
Modified 2014-11-09T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of SAP Crystal Reports. 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 RPT files. The issue lies in the processing of data source strings. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.