SRC-2017-0001 : Adobe Digital Editions JPEG2000 Parsing Array Indexing Out-Of-Bounds Read Information Disclosure Vulnerability
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information on vulnerable installations of Adobe Digital Editions. 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 JPEG2000 streams. A crafted JPEG2000 stream can force a read past the end of an array. An attacker can leverage this in conjunction with other vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current process.
Adobe has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
- 2016-09-25 – Vulnerability reported to vendor
- 2016-09-26 – Vulnerability confirmed by the vendor
- 2017-02-14 – Coordinated public release of advisory
This vulnerability was discovered by Steven Seeley of Source Incite