Remote code execution in Adobe Flash Playe



Published: 2020-10-13
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2020-9746
CWE ID CWE-476
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Adobe Flash Player
Client/Desktop applications / Plugins for browsers, ActiveX components

Vendor Adobe

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one high risk vulnerability.

1) NULL pointer dereference

Risk: 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-2020-9746

CWE-ID: CWE-476 - NULL Pointer Dereference

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the affected system.

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

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: 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, 32.0.0.207, 32.0.0.238, 32.0.0.255, 32.0.0.314, 32.0.0.321, 32.0.0.330, 32.0.0.371, 32.0.0.387, 32.0.0.414, 32.0.0.433

CPE External links

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb20-58.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.