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

2017-05-12T00:00:00
ID ZDI-17-335
Type zdi
Reporter riusksk of Tencent Security Platform Department
Modified 2017-05-12T00:00:00

Description

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 Reader's PDF parsing. 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 in the context of the current process.