Adobe MediaEncoder CC PNG File Parsing Out-Of-Bounds Read Information Disclosure Vulnerability

2019-05-15T00:00:00
ID ZDI-19-476
Type zdi
Reporter Mat Powell of Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative
Modified 2019-06-22T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information on vulnerable installations of Adobe MediaEncoder CC. 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 PNG files. The issue results from the lack of validating the existence of an object prior to performing operations on the object. An attacker can leverage this in conjunction with other vulnerabilities to execute code in the context of the current process.