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

2019-09-05T00:00:00
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

Description

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.