Microsoft Windows update for Adobe Flash Player

Published: 2017-08-08 | Updated: 2017-08-08
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE ID CVE-2017-3085
CVE-2017-3106
CWE ID CWE-200
CWE-843
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #2 is available.
Vulnerable software Adobe Flash Player Subscribe
Vendor Microsoft

Security Advisory

1) Information disclosure

Severity: Low

CVSSv3: 3.8 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2017-3085

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information Exposure

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to unknown error when processing .swf files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted file, trick the victim into opening it, bypass certain security restrictions and gain access to potentially sensitive information.

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 10 Version 1703 for 32-bit Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1703 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/ADV170010

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) Type confusion 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-2017-3106

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

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable 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 allow an attacker to compromise 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 10 Version 1703 for 32-bit Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1703 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/ADV170010

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.