Microsoft February 2020 update for Adobe Flash Player



Published: 2020-02-11
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-3757
CWE-ID CWE-843
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Windows
Client/Desktop applications / Plugins for browsers, ActiveX components

Vendor Microsoft

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Type Confusion

EUVDB-ID: #VU25130

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-3757

CWE-ID: CWE-843 - Access of Resource Using Incompatible Type ('Type Confusion')

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a type confusion error when processing Flash content. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted .swf file, trick the victim into playing it, trigger a type confusion error and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from Microsoft website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Windows: on Windows 8.1 for 32-bit systems - on Windows Server 2019


CPE2.3 External links

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/ADV200003

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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