Adobe Reader DC FlateDecode Parsing Out-Of-Bounds Read Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ID ZDI-16-421
Type zdi
Reporter Jaanus Kp Clarified Security
Modified 2016-06-22T00:00:00


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information 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 FlateDecode streams. A crafted FlateDecode stream can trigger a read past the end of an allocated buffer. An attacker can leverage this in conjunction with other vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current process.