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ZDI-11-302 : Adobe Reader U3D TIFF Resource Buffer Overflow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
From: ZDI Disclosures <zdi-disclosures () tippingpoint com>
Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2011 12:48:36 -0500

ZDI-11-302 : Adobe Reader U3D TIFF Resource Buffer Overflow Remote Code
Execution Vulnerability
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-11-302
October 26, 2011

-- CVE ID:
CVE-2011-2432

-- CVSS:
7.5, AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

-- Affected Vendors:

Adobe



-- Affected Products:

Adobe Reader



-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of Adobe Reader X. 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 because Adobe Reader X includes an old
version of libtiff. Adobe can be tricked in using this library by
parsing a specially crafted PDF file containing U3D data. Due to the old
version of libtiff Adobe Reader is vulnerable to the issue described in
CVE-2006-3459 which can be leveraged to execute remote code under the
context of the user running the application.

-- Vendor Response:

Adobe has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details
can be found at:

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-24.html



-- Disclosure Timeline:
2011-05-12 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2011-10-26 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit:
This vulnerability was discovered by:

* binaryproof



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