#VU2917 Buffer overflow


Published: 2016-12-27 | Updated: 2017-01-09

Vulnerability identifier: #VU2917

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 8.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2011-0626

CWE-ID: CWE-119

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Adobe Flash Player
Client/Desktop applications / Plugins for browsers, ActiveX components

Vendor: Adobe

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

The weakness exists due to buffer overflow caused by improper bounds checking. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted Web site, trick the victim into visiting it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with privileges of the current user.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.

Mitigation
Update Adobe Flash Player 10.x for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris to 10.3.181.14.
http://www.adobe.com/go/getflash
http://www.adobe.com/licensing/distribution
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2011/04/stable-channel-update.html
http://www.adobe.com/support/flashplayer/downloads.html#fp10
Update Adobe Flash Player 10.x for Android to 10.3.185.21.
market://details?id=com.adobe.flashplayer

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: 10.0.12.36 - 10.1.102.64


CPE

External links
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-12.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.


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