Red Lion Crimson CD31 File Parsing Untrusted Pointer Dereference Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2019-09-05T00:00:00
ID ZDI-19-789
Type zdi
Reporter Michael DePlante & Anthony Fuller of Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative
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 CD31 files. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of a user-supplied value prior to dereferencing it as a pointer. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of Administrator.