Microsoft Windows update for Adobe Flash Player

Published: 2018-07-10 | Updated: 2018-07-10
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE ID CVE-2018-5008
CVE-2018-5007
CWE ID CWE-125
CWE-843
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Adobe Flash Player Subscribe
Vendor Microsoft

Security Advisory

1) Buffer over-read

Severity: Low

CVSSv3: 3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-5008

CWE-ID: CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds Read

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain read access to objects in memory.

The vulnerability exists due to an out-of-bounds read error when processing .swf files. A remote attacker can us a specially crafted .swf file to trigger memory corruption and gain access to data, stored in memory.

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 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 10 Version 1803 for 32-bit 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/ADV180017

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

Severity: High

CVSSv3: 7.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-5007

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 us a specially crafted .swf file and execute arbitrary code on the target system with privileges of the current user.

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 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 10 Version 1803 for 32-bit 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/ADV180017

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.