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zdiAbdulAziz Hariri and Jasiel Spelman of HP Zero Day InitiativeZDI-15-478
HistoryOct 13, 2015 - 12:00 a.m.

Adobe Reader DC setBackground Information Disclosure Vulnerability

2015-10-1300:00:00
AbdulAziz Hariri and Jasiel Spelman of HP Zero Day Initiative
www.zerodayinitiative.com
11

EPSS

0.008

Percentile

82.0%

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to gain information about the layout of memory on vulnerable installations of Adobe Reader DC. 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 the setBackground function. The issue lies in excess values being returned in the error message when improper arguments are given. An attacker can use this information in conjunction with other vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code under the context of the process.

EPSS

0.008

Percentile

82.0%