Two remote code execution vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player

Published: 2013-02-07 00:00:00 | Updated: 2017-01-13
Severity Critical
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE ID CVE-2013-0633
CVE-2013-0634
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]
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 Vulnerability #1 is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerability #2 is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerable software Adobe Flash Player for Linux
Adobe AIR
Adobe Flash Player
Vulnerable software versions Adobe Flash Player for Linux 11.2.202.261
Adobe Flash Player for Linux 11.2.202.262
Adobe Flash Player for Linux 11.2.202.238
Adobe AIR 3.6.0.597
Adobe AIR 2.6.19120
Adobe AIR 3.5.0.890

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Adobe Flash Player 11.5.502.146
Adobe Flash Player 11.5.502.149
Adobe Flash Player 11.3.300.268

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Vendor URL Adobe

Security Advisory

1) Buffer overflow

Description

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

The weakness exists due to buffer overflow in ActiveX version of Flash Player. A remote attacker can create specially crafted .swf file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code 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

Install update from vendor's website.

External links

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb13-04.html

2) 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 Flash Player for Firefox. A remote attacker can create specially crafted .swf file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code 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

Install update from vendor's website.

External links

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb13-04.html

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