#VU28125 Stack-based buffer overflow


Published: 2020-05-20 | Updated: 2020-05-25

Vulnerability identifier: #VU28125

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-9586

CWE-ID: CWE-121

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Character Animator
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Vendor: Adobe

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error within the parsing of the BoundingBox element in PostScript. A remote unauthenticated attacker can trick a victim to open a specially crafted file, trigger stack-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Character Animator:


CPE

External links
http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/character_animator/apsb20-25.html
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-20-668/


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.


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