SRC-2017-0002 : Adobe Acrobat Pro DC ImageConversion TIFF Parsing Use-After-Free Read Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

CVE ID:

CVE-2017-3026

CVSS Score:

6.8, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Affected Vendors:

Adobe

Affected Products:

Adobe Acrobat Pro DC

Vulnerability Details:

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Adobe Acrobat Pro DC. 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 TIFF images. The process does not properly validate the existence of an object prior to performing operations on the object. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.

Vendor Response:

Adobe has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb17-11.html

Disclosure Timeline:

  • 2017-02-02 – Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2017-02-02 – Vulnerability confirmed by the vendor
  • 2017-04-11 – Coordinated public release of advisory

Credit:

This vulnerability was discovered by Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Offensive Security