Vulnerability identifier: #VU5416
Vulnerability risk: Critical
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: Yes
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The weakness exists due to heap-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 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: 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168
Adobe Flash Player for Linux: 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.1991, 188.8.131.522, 184.108.40.2060, 220.127.116.113, 18.104.22.1687, 22.214.171.1242, 126.96.36.1995, 188.8.131.526, 184.108.40.2061, 220.127.116.110, 18.104.22.1686, 22.214.171.1248, 126.96.36.1994, 188.8.131.525, 184.108.40.2061, 220.127.116.117, 18.104.22.1686, 22.214.171.1248
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.