Adobe Acrobat Pro DC HTML2PDF HTML Parsing Uninitialized Pointer Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2019-02-12T00:00:00
ID ZDI-19-203
Type zdi
Reporter T3rmin4t0r
Modified 2019-06-22T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Adobe Acrobat Pro 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 parsing of HTML documents within the HTML2PDF plugin. The issue results from the lack of proper initialization of a pointer prior to accessing it. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process.