Multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player

Published: 2014-12-09 00:00:00 | Updated: 2017-01-23
Severity Critical
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 6
CVE ID CVE-2014-0587
CVE-2014-9164
CVE-2014-8443
CVE-2014-9163
CVE-2014-9162
CVE-2014-0580
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]
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]
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]
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]
4.6 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
5.5 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-119
CWE-416
CWE-121
CWE-200
CWE-264
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Vulnerability #4 is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerable software Adobe Flash Player for Linux
Adobe Flash Player
Vulnerable software versions Adobe Flash Player for Linux 11.2.202.425
Adobe Flash Player for Linux 11.2.202.418
Adobe Flash Player for Linux 11.2.202.616

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Adobe Flash Player 16.0.0.234
Adobe Flash Player 14.0.0.179
Adobe Flash Player 14.0.0.145

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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 when processing .swf files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted Web site, trick the victim into visiting 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.

Remediation

Install update from vendor's website.

External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-27.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 when processing .swf files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted Web site, trick the victim into visiting 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.

Remediation

Install update from vendor's website.

External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-27.html

3) Use-after-free error

Description

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

The weakness exists due to use-after-free error when processing .swf files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted Web site, trick the victim into visiting 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.

Remediation

Install update from vendor's website.

External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-27.html

4) 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 when processing .swf files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted Web site, trick the victim into visiting 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

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-27.html

5) Information disclosure

Description

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

The weakness exists due to unknown error. A remote attacker can read important data on the affected system.

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

Remediation

Install update from vendor's website.

External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-27.html

6) Security bypass

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to circumvent the Same Origin Policy on the target system.

The weakness exists due to an error in the setClipboard() function. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted shockwave file, trick the victim into into viewing it and insert persistent data into the clipboard.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in security bypass on the vulnerable system.

Remediation

Install update from vendor's website.

External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-27.html

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