|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 22.214.171.124
Adobe Flash Player 126.96.36.199
Adobe Flash Player 188.8.131.52
Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release 184.108.40.2068
Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release 220.127.116.114
Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release 18.104.22.1683
Adobe Flash Player for Linux 22.214.171.1241
Adobe Flash Player for Linux 126.96.36.1998
Adobe Flash Player for Linux 188.8.131.521
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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