Investintech.com's SlimPDF viewer contains multiple vulnerabilities which may result in a denial of service and possibly arbitrary code execution.
Investintech.com's SlimPDF viewer contains multiple vulnerabilities, which include; user mode write access violations, read access violations on block data moves, write addresses being controlled by data from faulting instructions, data from faulting addresses control branch selection, and tainted data is passed to function calls. These vulnerabilities may be exploitable to leverage arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the user running the vulnerable application. If vulnerable code is shared among other Investintech.com products they may also be affected. It has been reported that the following applications are susceptible to a denial of service crash, which may possibly lead to arbitrary code execution: Able2Doc, Able2Doc Professional, Able2Extract, Absolute PDF Server, and Able2Extract Server.
By convincing a user to open an untrusted specially-crafted .PDF file, a remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the vulnerable application.
Apply an Update
Investintech.com has released the following versions to address these issues in SlimPDF Reader and related products.
Thanks to Carlos Mario Penagos Hollmann of Synapse Information Technology for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Jared Allar.
|Date First Published:||2011-10-03|
|Date Last Updated:||2011-11-29 19:06 UTC|