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Zero Day Initiative Advisory 11-222

Zero Day Initiative Advisory 11-222
Posted Jun 16, 2011
Authored by Tipping Point | Site zerodayinitiative.com

Zero Day Initiative Advisory 11-222 - This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of the Adobe Shockwave Player. 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 DEMX chunk inside Adobe's RIFF-based Director file format. The code within the Shockwave 3d Asset.x32 module does not properly check a size value used as the size for a malloc. The given size will wrap, causing a small buffer to be allocated. This can lead to memory corruption which can be leveraged to execute arbitrary code under the context of the user running the browser.

tags | advisory, remote, arbitrary
advisories | CVE-2011-2113
MD5 | 30323053f0399d88555304549db89220

Zero Day Initiative Advisory 11-222

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ZDI-11-222: Adobe Shockwave Shockwave 3d Asset.x32 DEMX Chunk Substructure Count Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-11-222

June 15, 2011

-- CVE ID:
CVE-2011-2113

-- CVSS:
7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

-- Affected Vendors:
Adobe

-- Affected Products:
Adobe Shockwave Player

-- TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection:
TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this
vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 11361.
For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS, visit:

http://www.tippingpoint.com

-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of the Adobe Shockwave Player. 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 DEMX chunk inside Adobe's RIFF-based
Director file format. The code within the Shockwave 3d Asset.x32 module
does not properly check a size value used as the size for a malloc. The
given size will wrap, causing a small buffer to be allocated. This can
lead to memory corruption which can be leveraged to execute arbitrary
code under the context of the user running the browser.

-- Vendor Response:
Adobe has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More
details can be found at:

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-17.html

-- Disclosure Timeline:
2011-04-20 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2011-06-15 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit:
This vulnerability was discovered by:
* Aniway (Aniway.Anyway@gmail.com)

-- About the Zero Day Initiative (ZDI):
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a best-of-breed model for rewarding security researchers for responsibly
disclosing discovered vulnerabilities.

Researchers interested in getting paid for their security research
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The ZDI is unique in how the acquired vulnerability information is
used. TippingPoint does not re-sell the vulnerability details or any
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