#VU5218 Memory corruption


Published: 2017-01-21

Vulnerability identifier: #VU5218

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-2010-2213

CWE-ID: CWE-119

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

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to multiple boundary errors 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.

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

Adobe Flash Player 10.1.82.76
AIR 2.0.3
Flash CS3 Professional and Flex 3 9.0.280

Vulnerable software versions

Adobe Flash Player: 9.0.124.0, 9.0.159.0, 9.0.246.0, 9.0.260, 9.0.262, 9.0.277.0, 10.0.12.36, 10.0.15.3, 10.0.22.87, 10.0.32.18, 10.0.42.34, 10.0.45.2, 10.1.53.64

Adobe AIR: 2.0.2

CPE

External links
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-16.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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