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

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

Description

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.