Remote code execution in Adobe Flash Player

Published: 2010-09-20 00:00:00 | Updated: 2017-03-24 10:51:53
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVSSv2 6.9 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C/E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
CVSSv3 8.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CVE ID CVE-2010-2884
CWE ID CWE-119
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Not available
Vulnerable software Adobe Flash Player
Vulnerable software versions Adobe Flash Player 10.1.85.3
Adobe Flash Player 10.1.82.76
Adobe Flash Player 10.1.53.64
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Vendor URL Adobe
Advisory type Public

Security Advisory

1) Memory corruption

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to boundary error when processing malicious SWF files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted .swf document, trick the victim into opening it, cause memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on vulnerable system.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in compromise of vulnerable system.

Remediation

Update to version 10.1.85.3.

External links

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-22.html

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