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HistoryMay 10, 2016 - 12:00 a.m.

Adobe Reader DC ExtendScript ScriptProxy Use-After-Free Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2016-05-1000:00:00
AbdulAziz Hariri - HPE Zero Day Initiative
www.zerodayinitiative.com
19

0.037 Low

EPSS

Percentile

91.9%

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 the handling of ScriptProxy objects within ExtendScript. A specially crafted PDF 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.