Microsoft Update for Adobe Flash Player

Published: 2017-05-31 | Updated: 2018-11-25
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 9
CVE ID CVE-2016-7857
CVE-2016-7858
CVE-2016-7859
CVE-2016-7860
CVE-2016-7861
CVE-2016-7862
CVE-2016-7863
CVE-2016-7864
CVE-2016-7865
CWE ID CWE-119
CWE-704
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Adobe Flash Player Subscribe
Vendor Microsoft

Security Advisory

1) “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-2016-7857

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 vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when processing .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 on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from Microsoft website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: on Windows 8.1 for 32-bit systems, on Windows 8.1 for x64-based systems, on Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems, on Windows 10 for x64-based Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1511 for 32-bit Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems, on Windows RT 8.1, on Windows Server 2012, on Windows Server 2012 R2, on Windows Server 2016

CPE External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/ADV160009

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.

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-2016-7858

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 vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when processing .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 on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from Microsoft website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: on Windows 8.1 for 32-bit systems, on Windows 8.1 for x64-based systems, on Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems, on Windows 10 for x64-based Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1511 for 32-bit Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems, on Windows RT 8.1, on Windows Server 2012, on Windows Server 2012 R2, on Windows Server 2016

CPE External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/ADV160009

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-2016-7859

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 vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when processing .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 on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from Microsoft website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: on Windows 8.1 for 32-bit systems, on Windows 8.1 for x64-based systems, on Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems, on Windows 10 for x64-based Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1511 for 32-bit Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems, on Windows RT 8.1, on Windows Server 2012, on Windows Server 2012 R2, on Windows Server 2016

CPE External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/ADV160009

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) Type confusion 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-2016-7860

CWE-ID: CWE-704 - Incorrect Type Conversion or Cast (Type Conversion)

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a type confusion error when processing .swf files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted .swf file, trick the victim into opening it and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from Microsoft website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: on Windows 8.1 for 32-bit systems, on Windows 8.1 for x64-based systems, on Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems, on Windows 10 for x64-based Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1511 for 32-bit Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems, on Windows RT 8.1, on Windows Server 2012, on Windows Server 2012 R2, on Windows Server 2016

CPE External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/ADV160009

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) Type confusion 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-2016-7861

CWE-ID: CWE-704 - Incorrect Type Conversion or Cast (Type Conversion)

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a type confusion error when processing .swf files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted .swf file, trick the victim into opening it and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from Microsoft website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: on Windows 8.1 for 32-bit systems, on Windows 8.1 for x64-based systems, on Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems, on Windows 10 for x64-based Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1511 for 32-bit Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems, on Windows RT 8.1, on Windows Server 2012, on Windows Server 2012 R2, on Windows Server 2016

CPE External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/ADV160009

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-2016-7862

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 vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when processing .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 on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from Microsoft website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: on Windows 8.1 for 32-bit systems, on Windows 8.1 for x64-based systems, on Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems, on Windows 10 for x64-based Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1511 for 32-bit Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems, on Windows RT 8.1, on Windows Server 2012, on Windows Server 2012 R2, on Windows Server 2016

CPE External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/ADV160009

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-2016-7863

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 vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when processing .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 on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from Microsoft website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: on Windows 8.1 for 32-bit systems, on Windows 8.1 for x64-based systems, on Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems, on Windows 10 for x64-based Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1511 for 32-bit Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems, on Windows RT 8.1, on Windows Server 2012, on Windows Server 2012 R2, on Windows Server 2016

CPE External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/ADV160009

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-2016-7864

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 vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when processing .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 on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from Microsoft website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: on Windows 8.1 for 32-bit systems, on Windows 8.1 for x64-based systems, on Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems, on Windows 10 for x64-based Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1511 for 32-bit Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems, on Windows RT 8.1, on Windows Server 2012, on Windows Server 2012 R2, on Windows Server 2016

CPE External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/ADV160009

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) Type confusion 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-2016-7865

CWE-ID: CWE-704 - Incorrect Type Conversion or Cast (Type Conversion)

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a type confusion error when processing .swf files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted .swf file, trick the victim into opening it and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from Microsoft website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: on Windows 8.1 for 32-bit systems, on Windows 8.1 for x64-based systems, on Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems, on Windows 10 for x64-based Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1511 for 32-bit Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems, on Windows RT 8.1, on Windows Server 2012, on Windows Server 2012 R2, on Windows Server 2016

CPE External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/ADV160009

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.