Electronic Arts Origin URI Handler Remote Command Execution Vulnerability

ID ZDI-19-574
Type zdi
Reporter Ron Waisberg of Trend Micro Security Research
Modified 2019-09-10T00:00:00


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Electronic Arts Origin. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious web page. There is an issue with the way the product handles URIs within certain schemes. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of a user-supplied string before using it to execute a system call. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current user at medium integrity.