Adobe Flash Player BitmapData Out-Of-Bounds Read Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2016-12-13T00:00:00
ID ZDI-16-621
Type zdi
Reporter bo13oy of CloverSec Labs
Modified 2016-12-13T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Adobe Flash. 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 BitmapData objects. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of 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 current process.