Remote code execution Adobe Flash Player

Published: 2009-03-14 00:00:00 | Updated: 2017-03-17
Severity Critical
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2011-0609
CVSSv3 8.9 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:F/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-119
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerable software Adobe Flash Player
Vulnerable software versions Adobe Flash Player 10.2.152.26
Adobe Flash Player 10.2.152.32
Adobe Flash Player 10.2.159.1

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Vendor URL Adobe

Security Advisory

1) Memory corruption

Description

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.

Remediation

Update Adobe Flash Player to version 10.2.153.1.

External links

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-06.html

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