Fortinet Discovers Google Web Designer Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered a memory corruption vulnerability in Google Web Designer.
Google Web Designer is a program for Windows, Mac and Linux from Google for creating interactive HTML5 ads and other HTML5 content. It offers a GUI with common design tools, such as a Text tool that integrates with Google Web Fonts, a Shapes tool, a Pen tool, and 3D tools. The advertising feature set includes components to add Google Maps, YouTube videos and more, as well as automatically including the tracking code events for DoubleClick and AdMob.
A memory corruption vulnerability has been discovered in Google Web Designer application. The vulnerability is caused by any Google Web Designer proprietary file format which causes an out-of-bounds memory write. It could allow malicious users to create code execution scenarios.
Users should apply the solution provided by Google.
Fortinet reported the vulnerability to Google on December 30, 2016.
Google released patch for it on November 28, 2017.
This vulnerability was discovered by Kushal Arvind Shah of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.