Multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player

Published: 2015-12-28 | Updated: 2018-03-21
Severity Critical
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 20
CVE ID CVE-2015-8651
CVE-2015-8649
CVE-2015-8648
CVE-2015-8647
CVE-2015-8646
CVE-2015-8643
CVE-2015-8642
CVE-2015-8641
CVE-2015-8640
CVE-2015-8639
CVE-2015-8638
CVE-2015-8635
CVE-2015-8634
CVE-2015-8645
CVE-2015-8636
CVE-2015-8460
CVE-2015-8459
CVE-2015-8644
CVE-2015-8650
CVE-2016-0959
CWE ID CWE-119
CWE-843
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Vulnerability #1 is being exploited in the wild.
Public exploit code for vulnerability #12 is available.
Public exploit code for vulnerability #13 is available.
Public exploit code for vulnerability #15 is available.
Public exploit code for vulnerability #18 is available.
Vulnerable software Adobe Flash Player Subscribe
Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release
Adobe Flash Player for Linux
Vendor Adobe

Security Advisory

1) Integer overflow

Severity: Critical

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] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2015-8651

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 integer overflow. 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 results in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.

Note: the vulnerability was being actively exploited.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: 11.2.202.228, 20.0.0.267

Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release: 18.0.0.268, 18.0.0.324

Adobe Flash Player for Linux: 11.2.202.554, 11.2.202.559

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-01.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.

2) “Use-after-free” error

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-2015-8649

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 use-after-free error. 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 results in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: 11.2.202.228, 20.0.0.267

Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release: 18.0.0.268, 18.0.0.324

Adobe Flash Player for Linux: 11.2.202.554, 11.2.202.559

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-01.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) “Use-after-free” error

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-2015-8648

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 use-after-free error. 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 results in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: 11.2.202.228, 20.0.0.267

Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release: 18.0.0.268, 18.0.0.324

Adobe Flash Player for Linux: 11.2.202.554, 11.2.202.559

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-01.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) “Use-after-free” error

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-2015-8647

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 use-after-free error. 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 results in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: 11.2.202.228, 20.0.0.267

Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release: 18.0.0.268, 18.0.0.324

Adobe Flash Player for Linux: 11.2.202.554, 11.2.202.559

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-01.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) “Use-after-free” error

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-2015-8646

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 use-after-free error. 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 results in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: 11.2.202.228, 20.0.0.267

Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release: 18.0.0.268, 18.0.0.324

Adobe Flash Player for Linux: 11.2.202.554, 11.2.202.559

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-01.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) “Use-after-free” error

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-2015-8643

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 use-after-free error. 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 results in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: 11.2.202.228, 20.0.0.267

Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release: 18.0.0.268, 18.0.0.324

Adobe Flash Player for Linux: 11.2.202.554, 11.2.202.559

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-01.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.

7) “Use-after-free” error

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-2015-8642

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 use-after-free error. 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 results in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: 11.2.202.228, 20.0.0.267

Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release: 18.0.0.268, 18.0.0.324

Adobe Flash Player for Linux: 11.2.202.554, 11.2.202.559

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-01.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.

8) “Use-after-free” error

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-2015-8641

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 use-after-free error. 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 results in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: 11.2.202.228, 20.0.0.267

Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release: 18.0.0.268, 18.0.0.324

Adobe Flash Player for Linux: 11.2.202.554, 11.2.202.559

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-01.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.

9) “Use-after-free” error

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-2015-8640

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 use-after-free error. 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 results in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: 11.2.202.228, 20.0.0.267

Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release: 18.0.0.268, 18.0.0.324

Adobe Flash Player for Linux: 11.2.202.554, 11.2.202.559

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-01.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.

10) “Use-after-free” error

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-2015-8639

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 use-after-free error. 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 results in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: 11.2.202.228, 20.0.0.267

Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release: 18.0.0.268, 18.0.0.324

Adobe Flash Player for Linux: 11.2.202.554, 11.2.202.559

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-01.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.

11) “Use-after-free” error

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-2015-8638

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 use-after-free error. 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 results in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: 11.2.202.228, 20.0.0.267

Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release: 18.0.0.268, 18.0.0.324

Adobe Flash Player for Linux: 11.2.202.554, 11.2.202.559

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-01.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.

12) “Use-after-free” error

Severity: High

CVSSv3: 8.6 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2015-8635

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 use-after-free error. 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 results in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: 11.2.202.228, 20.0.0.267

Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release: 18.0.0.268, 18.0.0.324

Adobe Flash Player for Linux: 11.2.202.554, 11.2.202.559

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-01.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, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.

13) “Use-after-free” error

Severity: High

CVSSv3: 8.6 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2015-8634

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 use-after-free error. 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 results in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: 11.2.202.228, 20.0.0.267

Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release: 18.0.0.268, 18.0.0.324

Adobe Flash Player for Linux: 11.2.202.554, 11.2.202.559

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-01.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, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.

14) 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-2015-8645

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 boundary error. 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 results in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: 11.2.202.228, 20.0.0.267

Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release: 18.0.0.268, 18.0.0.324

Adobe Flash Player for Linux: 11.2.202.554, 11.2.202.559

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-01.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.

15) Memory corruption

Severity: High

CVSSv3: 8.6 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2015-8636

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 boundary error. 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 results in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: 11.2.202.228, 20.0.0.267

Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release: 18.0.0.268, 18.0.0.324

Adobe Flash Player for Linux: 11.2.202.554, 11.2.202.559

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-01.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, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.

16) 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-2015-8460

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 boundary error. 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 results in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: 11.2.202.228, 20.0.0.267

Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release: 18.0.0.268, 18.0.0.324

Adobe Flash Player for Linux: 11.2.202.554, 11.2.202.559

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-01.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.

17) 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-2015-8459

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 boundary error. 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 results in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: 11.2.202.228, 20.0.0.267

Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release: 18.0.0.268, 18.0.0.324

Adobe Flash Player for Linux: 11.2.202.554, 11.2.202.559

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-01.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.

18) Type confusion

Severity: High

CVSSv3: 8.6 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2015-8644

CWE-ID: CWE-843 - Access of Resource Using Incompatible Type ('Type Confusion')

Description

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

The weakness exists due to type confusion error. 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 results in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: 11.2.202.228, 20.0.0.267

Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release: 18.0.0.268, 18.0.0.324

Adobe Flash Player for Linux: 11.2.202.554, 11.2.202.559

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-01.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, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.

19) “Use-after-free” error

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-2015-8650

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 use-after-free error. 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 results in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: 11.2.202.228, 20.0.0.267

Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release: 18.0.0.268, 18.0.0.324

Adobe Flash Player for Linux: 11.2.202.554, 11.2.202.559

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-01.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.

20) “Use-after-free” error

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-2016-0959

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 use-after-free error. 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 results in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: 11.2.202.228, 20.0.0.267

Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release: 18.0.0.268, 18.0.0.324

Adobe Flash Player for Linux: 11.2.202.554, 11.2.202.559

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-01.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.