#VU5220 Click-jacking attack

Published: 2017-01-21

Vulnerability identifier: #VU5220

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2010-2215


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 perform click-jacking attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to input validation error when processing untrusted data. A remote unauthenticated attacker can create a specially crated .swf file, trick the victim into opening it and perform click-jacking attack.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow an attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive date or perform phishing attacks.

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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