This security advisory describes one critical risk vulnerability.
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The weakness exists due to boundary error in authplay.dll component. A remote attacker can create a specially Flash (.swf) file embedded in a Microsoft Excel (.xls) file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger memory corruption, and execute arbitrary code on the system with privileges of the current user.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.
Note: the vulnerability was being actively exploited.
Update Adobe Flash Player to version 10.2.153.1.
Adobe Flash Player: 10.0.12.36, 10.0.15.3, 10.0.22.87, 10.0.32.18, 10.0.42.34, 10.0.45.2, 10.1.53.64, 10.1.82.76, 10.1.85.3, 10.1.102.64, 10.2.152.26, 10.2.152.32, 10.2.153.1, 10.2.159.1CPE
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. However, a fully functional exploit for this vulnerability is available.