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

ID ZDI-19-789
Type zdi
Reporter Michael DePlante & Anthony Fuller of Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative
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 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.