|Number of vulnerabilities||1|
|CVE ID|| CVE-2016-4171
|Public exploit||This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.|
Adobe Flash Player
Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release
Adobe Flash Player for Linux
|Vulnerable software versions||
Adobe Flash Player 18.104.22.168
Adobe Flash Player 22.214.171.124
Adobe Flash Player 126.96.36.199
Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release 188.8.131.528
Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release 184.108.40.2064
Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release 220.127.116.113
Adobe Flash Player for Linux 18.104.22.1681
Adobe Flash Player for Linux 22.214.171.1248
Adobe Flash Player for Linux 126.96.36.1991
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The weakness exists due to boundary error when handling .swf files. A remote attacker can create a 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.
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