#VU5216 Memory corruption

Published: 1970-01-01 | Updated: 2017-01-21

Vulnerability identifier: #VU5216

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-2010-0209


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor: Adobe


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

The vulnerability exists due to boundary error when processing .swf files. A remote unauthenticated attacker can create a specially crated .swf file, trick the victim into opening it and execute arbitrary code on the target system with privileges of the current user.

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

The vendor has issued the following versions to address this vulnerability:

Adobe Flash Player
AIR 2.0.3
Flash CS3 Professional and Flex 3 9.0.280

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player:,,, 9.0.260, 9.0.262,,,,,,,,

Adobe AIR: 2.0.2


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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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