Adobe Flash MPEG Out-Of-Bounds Read Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2016-03-02T00:00:00
ID ZDI-15-660
Type zdi
Reporter AbdulAziz Hariri - HPE Zero Day Initiative
Modified 2016-11-09T00:00:00

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 MPEG-4 parsing. A specially crafted MP4 file can force Adobe Flash to read memory past the end of an allocated object. An attacker could leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.