Business logic error in Adobe Flash Player

Published: 2017-12-12
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2017-11305
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Adobe Flash Player
Client/Desktop applications / Plugins for browsers, ActiveX components

Vendor Adobe

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Business logic error


Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.6 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2017-11305

CWE-ID: CWE-840 - Business Logic Errors (3.0)

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to modify data on the target system.

The weakness exists due to business logic error. A remote attacker can reset global settings preference file.


Update to version

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: -

External links

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.