Adobe Flash AS2 XML toString Heap Buffer Overflow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2015-12-08T00:00:00
ID ZDI-15-605
Type zdi
Reporter Anonymous
Modified 2015-06-22T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Adobe Flash. 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 XML objects. By calling the toString method, it is possible to trigger a heap buffer overflow. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of the current process.