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Adobe Flash Player Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2011-09-22    Views:  19,956

Secunia Advisory SA46113

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass, Cross Site Scripting, System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Adobe Flash Player, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks, bypass certain security restrictions, and compromise a user's system.

1) Certain unspecified input is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site.

NOTE: This vulnerability is reportedly being actively exploited in targeted attacks.

2) An error within the ActionScript Virtual Machine 2 (AVM2) when handling a certain function parameters can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow.

3) An error within the ActionScript Virtual Machine (AVM) can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow.

4) A logic error can be exploited to corrupt memory.

5) An unspecified error can be exploited to bypass the security control and e.g. disclose certain sensitive information.

6) A logic error when streaming certain media can be exploited to corrupt memory.

The vulnerabilities are reported in the following products:
* Adobe Flash Player versions 10.3.183.7 and prior for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Solaris.
* Adobe Flash Player versions 10.3.186.6 and prior for Android.


Solution:
Update to a fixed version.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
1) Reported as a 0-day. The vendor additionally credits Google.
2) Bing Liu, Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.

The vendor credits:
3) Yang Dingning, NCNIPC, Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences.
4) Huzaifa Sidhpurwala, Red Hat Security Response Team.
5) Neil Bergman, Cigital.
6) Zrong, zengrong.net.

Original Advisory:
Adobe:
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-26.html

FortiGuard Labs:
http://www.fortiguard.com/advisory/FGA-2011-32.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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