Microsoft update for Adobe Flash Player

Published: 2017-12-12 | Updated: 2017-12-12
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2017-11305
CWE ID CWE-840
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Adobe Flash Player Subscribe
Vendor Microsoft

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Business logic error

Severity: Low

CVSSv3: 4.6 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2017-11305

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

Description

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.

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 10 Version 1709 for 32-bit Systems, on Windows 10 Version 1709 for 64-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/ADV170022

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.