SAP Crystal Reports Connection String Processing Double Free Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ID ZDI-14-302
Type zdi
Modified 2014-11-09T00:00:00


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 processing a connection string record. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.