Adobe Reader DC AGM Heap Buffer Overflow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ID ZDI-15-569
Type zdi
Reporter Jaanus Kp Clarified Security
Modified 2015-06-22T00:00:00


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code 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 AGM.dll. A specially crafted PDF with multiple layers can force a dangling pointer to be reused after it has been freed. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of the current process.