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Adobe Flash Player / AIR Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2014-02-21    Last Update:  2014-04-04    Views:  5,759

Secunia Advisory SA57057

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Exposure of sensitive information, 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 disclose potentially sensitive information and compromise a user's system.

1) An unspecified error when handling certain regular expressions in ActionScript can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow.

2) An unspecified error can be exploited to disclose certain memory contents.

3) A double free error can be exploited to cause memory corruption.

Successful exploitation of vulnerabilities #1 and #3 may allow execution of arbitrary code.

Note: Reportedly, the vulnerability #3 is actively exploited in the wild.

The vulnerabilities are reported in the following versions and products:
* Adobe Flash Player for Windows and Macintosh versions 12.0.0.44 and prior.
* Adobe Flash Player for Linux versions 11.2.202.336 and prior.
* Adobe AIR, AIR SDK, and AIR SDK & Compiler versions 4.0.0.1390 and prior.


Solution:
Update to a fixed version.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
1) Wen Guanxing, Venustech via ZDI.
2) The vendor credits Wen Guanxing, Venustech via ZDI.
3) Reported as 0-day. The vendor additionally credits Google Security Team and FireEye.

Original Advisory:
Adobe:
http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-07.html

ZDI:
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-14-040/

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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