#VU46753 Heap-based buffer overflow


Published: 2020-09-16

Vulnerability identifier: #VU46753

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-2020-6146

CWE-ID: CWE-122

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor: Nitro Software, Inc.

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in the rendering functionality when drawing the contents of a page and selecting the stroke color from an “ICCBased” colorspace. A remote attacker can trick a victim to load a specially crafted document, trigger heap-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

Nitro Pro: 13.13.2.242, 13.16.2.300

CPE

External links
https://www.talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2020-1084


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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