Adobe Flash AS2 TextField filters Use-After-Free Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ID ZDI-15-613
Type zdi
Reporter Bilou
Modified 2015-06-22T00:00:00


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 TextField object. By manipulating the filters property of a TextField, an attacker 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.