Adobe Reader DC XSLT Parsing for-each Out-Of-Bounds Read Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2016-10-11T00:00:00
ID ZDI-16-550
Type zdi
Reporter Anonymous
Modified 2016-11-09T00:00:00

Description

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 AXSLE library. The process does not properly validate user-supplied data which can result in a read past the end of an allocated object. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.