Vulnerability identifier: #VU5229
Vulnerability risk: Critical
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The weakness exists due to stack-based buffer overflow when processing .swf files. 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.
Note: the vulnerability was being actively exploited.
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Vulnerable software versions
Adobe Flash Player for Linux: 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.1681, 22.214.171.1242, 126.96.36.1990, 188.8.131.527, 184.108.40.2065, 220.127.116.110, 18.104.22.1688, 22.214.171.1245, 126.96.36.1996
Adobe Flash Player: 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.1688, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11
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?
Yes. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.