(0Day) Samsung SmartViewer STWAxConfig DVRSetupSave Untrusted Pointer Dereference Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2015-10-13T00:00:00
ID ZDI-15-462
Type zdi
Reporter Ariele Caltabiano (kimiya)
Modified 2015-11-09T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Samsung SmartViewer. 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 STWAxConfig control's DVRSetupSave method. The control contains an untrusted pointer dereference vulnerability. It dereferences an attacker-supplied memory address. An attacker can exploit this condition to achieve code execution under the context of the browser process.