#VU46749 Out-of-bounds write

Published: 2020-09-16

Vulnerability identifier: #VU46749

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3: 7.7 [CVSS:3.0/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-2020-6112


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software: Nitro Pro
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Vendor: Nitro Software, Inc.


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing untrusted input in the JPEG2000 Stripe Decoding functionality when decoding sub-samples. A remote attacker can use a specially crafted image, trigger out-of-bounds write and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

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Vulnerable software versions

Nitro Pro:,


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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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