OpenText Brava! Desktop pdf2dl Uninitialized Pointer Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ID ZDI-21-619
Type zdi
Reporter rgod
Modified 2021-06-02T00:00:00


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of OpenText Brava! Desktop. 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 PDF 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.