Adobe Reader DC 15.010.20060 - Memory Corruption

EDB-ID:

39799




Platform:

Multiple

Date:

2016-05-10


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# Title: Adobe Reader DC <= 15.010.20060 - Memory corruption
# Application: Adobe Reader DC
# Version: 15.010.20060 and earlier versions
# Platform: Windows and Macintosh
# Software Link: https://acrobat.adobe.com/ca/fr/acrobat/pdf-reader.html
# Date: May 10, 2016
# CVE: CVE-2016-1077
# Author: Pier-Luc Maltais from COSIG
# Contact: https://twitter.com/COSIG_
# Personal contact: https://twitter.com/plmaltais
  
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Introduction:
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 More powerful than other PDF software, Adobe Acrobat Reader DC is the free, trusted 
 standard for viewing, printing and annotating PDFs. And now, it’s connected to Adobe 
 Document Cloud — so it’s easier than ever to work with PDFs on computers and mobile 
 devices. (https://acrobat.adobe.com/ca/en/acrobat/pdf-reader.html)
 
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Report Timeline:
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 2016-02-04: Pier-Luc Maltais from COSIG found the issue and report it to Adobe PSIRT.
 2016-05-10: Vendor fixed the issue (APSB16-14).
 2016-03-08: Release of this advisory.
 
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Technical details:
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 A memory corruption occurs when Adobe Reader DC handle a specially crafted image 
 XObject, which could lead to remote code execution.
  
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POC:
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https://plmsecurity.net/sites/plmsecurity.net/files/APSB16-14_PoC.pdf
https://github.com/offensive-security/exploitdb-bin-sploits/raw/master/bin-sploits/39799.zip
  
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