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zdiMat Powell of Trend Micro Zero Day InitiativeZDI-19-759
HistoryAug 19, 2019 - 12:00 a.m.

Adobe Acrobat Pro DC AcroForm textSize Property Use-After-Free Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Mat Powell of Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative

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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected 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 handling of the textSize property of Field objects in the AcroForm plugin. 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 vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process.