Bitdefender Internet Security Emulator 0x102 Out-Of-Bounds Write Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ID ZDI-17-944
Type zdi
Reporter Pagefault
Modified 2017-12-13T00:00:00


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Bitdefender Internet Security. 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 emulator 0x102 in cevakrnl.xmd. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a write past the end of an allocated object. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of SYSTEM.