Adobe Reader DC Weblink Out-Of-Bounds Read Information Disclosure Vulnerability

2017-04-11T00:00:00
ID ZDI-17-250
Type zdi
Reporter Ke Liu of Tencent's Xuanwu LAB
Modified 2017-06-22T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows a remote attacker 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 Weblink plugin. 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 in conjunction with other vulnerabilities to execute code under the context of the current process.