Remote code execution in Adobe Flash Player

Published: 2019-06-11 | Updated: 2019-06-11
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2019-7845
CWE ID CWE-416
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Adobe Flash Player Subscribe
Vendor Adobe

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one high risk vulnerability.

1) Use-after-free

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-2019-7845

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when processing .swf files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted .swf file, trick the victim to open it, trigger use-after-free error and execute arbitrary code on the target system with privileges of the current user.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: 24.0.0.186, 24.0.0.194, 24.0.0.221, 25.0.0.127, 25.0.0.148, 25.0.0.163, 25.0.0.171, 26.0.0.120, 26.0.0.126, 26.0.0.131, 26.0.0.137, 26.0.0.151, 27.0.0.130, 27.0.0.170, 27.0.0.183, 27.0.0.187, 28.0.0.126, 28.0.0.137, 28.0.0.161, 29.0.0.113, 29.0.0.140, 29.0.0.171, 30.0.0.113, 30.0.0.134, 30.0.0.154, 31.0.0.108, 31.0.0.122, 31.0.0.148, 31.0.0.153, 32.0.0.101, 32.0.0.114, 32.0.0.142, 32.0.0.144, 32.0.0.156, 32.0.0.171, 32.0.0.192

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb19-30.html

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.