Multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player



Published: 2011-09-21 | Updated: 2017-03-14
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 6
CVE ID CVE-2011-2430
CVE-2011-2429
CVE-2011-2428
CVE-2011-2427
CVE-2011-2426
CVE-2011-2444
CWE ID CWE-119
CWE-284
CWE-121
CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Vulnerability #6 is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerable software
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Adobe Flash Player
Client/Desktop applications / Plugins for browsers, ActiveX components

Vendor Adobe

Security Advisory

1) Memory corruption

Severity: High

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] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2011-2430

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Description

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

The weakness exists due to logic error when streaming media. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted Web page, trick the victim into visiting 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.

Mitigation

Update Flash Player 10.3.183.7 and earlier to 10.3.183.10.
http://www.adobe.com/go/getflash
http://www.adobe.com/licensing/distribution
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/
Update Flash Player 10.3.186.6 and earlier for Android to 10.3.186.7.
https://market.android.com/details?id=com.adobe.flashplayer&hl=en

Vulnerable software versions

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, 10.2.153.1, 10.3.183.7

CPE External links

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-26.html

Q & A

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.

2) Information disclosure

Severity: Low

CVSSv3: 3.8 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2011-2429

CWE-ID: CWE-284 - Improper Access Control

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

The weakness exists due to improper access control. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted Web page, trick the victim into visiting it, bypass security retrictions and gain access to important data.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in information disclosure on the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Update Flash Player 10.3.183.7 and earlier to 10.3.183.10.
http://www.adobe.com/go/getflash
http://www.adobe.com/licensing/distribution
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/
Update Flash Player 10.3.186.6 and earlier for Android to 10.3.186.7.
https://market.android.com/details?id=com.adobe.flashplayer&hl=en

Vulnerable software versions

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, 10.2.153.1, 10.3.183.7

CPE External links

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-26.html

Q & A

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.

3) Memory corruption

Severity: High

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] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2011-2428

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Description

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

The weakness exists due to a logic error when processing .swf files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted Web page, trick the victim into visiting 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.

Mitigation

Update Flash Player 10.3.183.7 and earlier to 10.3.183.10.
http://www.adobe.com/go/getflash
http://www.adobe.com/licensing/distribution
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/
Update Flash Player 10.3.186.6 and earlier for Android to 10.3.186.7.
https://market.android.com/details?id=com.adobe.flashplayer&hl=en

Vulnerable software versions

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, 10.2.153.1, 10.3.183.7

CPE External links

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-26.html

Q & A

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.

4) Stack-based buffer overflow

Severity: High

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] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2011-2427

CWE-ID: CWE-121 - Stack-based Buffer Overflow

Description

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

The weakness exists due to stack-based buffer overflow in the ActionScript Virtual Machine (AVM) component. A remote attacker can create a specially Web page, trick the victim into visiting 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.

Mitigation

Update Flash Player 10.3.183.7 and earlier to 10.3.183.10.
http://www.adobe.com/go/getflash
http://www.adobe.com/licensing/distribution
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/
Update Flash Player 10.3.186.6 and earlier for Android to 10.3.186.7.
https://market.android.com/details?id=com.adobe.flashplayer&hl=en

Vulnerable software versions

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, 10.2.153.1, 10.3.183.7

CPE External links

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-26.html

Q & A

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.

5) Stack-based buffer overflow

Severity: High

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] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2011-2426

CWE-ID: CWE-121 - Stack-based Buffer Overflow

Description

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

The weakness exists due to stack-based buffer overflow in the ActionScript Virtual Machine (AVM) component. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted Web page, trick the victim into visiting 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.

Mitigation

Update Flash Player 10.3.183.7 and earlier to 10.3.183.10.
http://www.adobe.com/go/getflash
http://www.adobe.com/licensing/distribution
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/
Update Flash Player 10.3.186.6 and earlier for Android to 10.3.186.7.
https://market.android.com/details?id=com.adobe.flashplayer&hl=en

Vulnerable software versions

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, 10.2.153.1, 10.3.183.7

CPE External links

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-26.html

Q & A

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.

6) Cross-site scripting

Severity: Medium

CVSSv3: 5.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:F/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2011-2444

CWE-ID: CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-input passed via a crafted URL. A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user’s browser in context of vulnerable website.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.

Note: the vulnerability was being actively exploited in click-jacking campaigns.

Mitigation

Update Flash Player 10.3.183.7 and earlier to 10.3.183.10.
http://www.adobe.com/go/getflash
http://www.adobe.com/licensing/distribution
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/
Update Flash Player 10.3.186.6 and earlier for Android to 10.3.186.7.
https://market.android.com/details?id=com.adobe.flashplayer&hl=en

Vulnerable software versions

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, 10.2.153.1, 10.3.183.7

CPE External links

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-26.html

Q & A

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.