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Adobe Flash Player Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2009-12-09    Views:  58,097

Secunia Advisory SA37584

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Exposure of system information, System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Adobe Flash Player / AIR, which can be exploited by malicious people to gain knowledge of system information or compromise a user's system.

1) An error when parsing JPEG dimensions contained within an SWF file can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow.

2) An unspecified error may allow injection of data and potentially lead to execution of arbitrary code.

3) An unspecified error possibly related to "getProperty()" can be exploited to corrupt memory and may allow execution of arbitrary code.

4) An unspecified error can be exploited to corrupt memory and may allow execution of arbitrary code.

5) An integer overflow error when generating ActionScript exception handlers in Verifier::parseExceptionHandlers() can be exploited to corrupt memory.

6) Various unspecified errors may potentially allow execution of arbitrary code.

7) An error may disclose information about local file names.

The vulnerabilities are reported in Adobe Flash Player version 10.0.32.18 and prior and Adobe AIR version 1.5.2 and prior.


Solution:
Update to Flash Player version 10.0.42.34 and AIR version 1.5.3.

Provided and/or discovered by:
1) An anonymous person via Zero Day Initiative.
2) The vendor credits Jim Cheng, EffectiveUI.
3-4) Bing Liu, Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.
5) Damian Put via Zero Day Initiative.
6) The vendor credits Will Dormann, CERT.
7) The vendor credits Manuel Caballero and Microsoft Vulnerability Research.

Original Advisory:
Adobe:
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-19.html

ZDI:
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-092/
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-093/

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