(0Day) ActivePDF Toolkit ImageToPDF IAT Overwrite Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2016-05-24T00:00:00
ID ZDI-16-354
Type zdi
Reporter Context Information Security (Australia)
Modified 2016-11-09T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of ActivePDF Toolkit. 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 ImageToPDF function. A specially crafted WPG file can overwrite IAT values. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of the current process.