Microsoft Windows update for Adobe Flash Player

Published: 2017-09-12 22:39:56 | Updated: 2017-09-12 23:48:37
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVSSv2 6.9 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C/E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
6.9 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C/E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
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]
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]
CVE ID CVE-2017-11281
CVE-2017-11282
CWE ID CWE-119
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Not available
Vulnerable software Windows
Windows Server
Vulnerable software versions Windows RT 8.1
Windows 10
Windows 8.1
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2012
Vendor URL Microsoft
Advisory type Public

Security Advisory

1) Memory corruption

Description

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

The weakness exists due to boundary error when handling malicious input. A remote attacker can trick the victim into opening a specially crafted .swf file, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with privileges of the current user.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in system compromise.

Remediation

Update to version 27.0.0.130.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/ADV170013

2) Memory corruption

Description

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

The weakness exists due to boundary error when handling malicious input. A remote attacker can trick the victim into opening a specially crafted .swf file, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with privileges of the current user.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in system compromise.

Remediation

Update to version 27.0.0.130.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/ADV170013

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