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Adobe Flash Player "Clickjacking" Security Bypass Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2008-10-08    Last Update:  2008-10-16    Views:  10,859

Secunia Advisory SA32163

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass, Exposure of sensitive information

Solution Status:

Vendor Workaround

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash Player, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions and disclose potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability is caused due to a design error and can be exploited to e.g. gain access to the system's camera and microphone by tricking the user into clicking Flash Player access control dialogs disguised as normal graphical elements.

The vulnerability is reported in version 9.0.124.0. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
The vendor recommends disabling Flash Player camera and microphone interactions. Please see the vendor's advisory for more information.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits Robert Hansen of SecTheory, Jeremiah Grossman of WhiteHat Security, Eduardo Vela, Matthew Mastracci of DotSpots, and Liu Die Yu.

Original Advisory:
Adobe:
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa08-08.html
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-18.html
http://blogs.adobe.com/psirt/2008/10/clickjacking_security_advisory.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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