Red Lion Crimson CD3 File Parsing Uninitialized Pointer Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ID ZDI-19-786
Type zdi
Reporter Michael DePlante, Anthony Fuller and Todd Manning of Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative/Trend Micro Research
Modified 2019-06-22T00:00:00


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Red Lion Crimson. 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 CD3 files. 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.