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zdiXu Peng from UCAS and Wang Yanhao from QiAnXin Technology Research InstituteZDI-21-169
HistoryMar 08, 2021 - 12:00 a.m.

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Annotation page Property Use-After-Free Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2021-03-0800:00:00
Xu Peng from UCAS and Wang Yanhao from QiAnXin Technology Research Institute
www.zerodayinitiative.com
27

0.015 Low

EPSS

Percentile

86.9%

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Adobe Acrobat Reader 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 Annotation objects. 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.