Adobe Reader DC U3D Parsing Out-Of-Bound Write Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ID ZDI-16-322
Type zdi
Reporter kdot
Modified 2016-11-09T00:00:00


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 the handling of PDF documents with embedded U3D files. A specially crafted PDF document can force Adobe Reader DC to write values past the end of an allocated object. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of the current process.