CVE Reference: CVE-2008-5363

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CVE-2008-5363

Description:
The ActionScript 2 virtual machine in Adobe Flash Player 10.x before 10.0.12.36 and 9.x before 9.0.151.0, and Adobe AIR before 1.5, does not validate character elements during retrieval from the dictionary data structure, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted PDF file.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

SUNALERT
  http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-248586-1

SREASON
  http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4692

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA33390
  Secunia Advisory: SA34226

MISC
  http://www.isecpartners.com/advisories/2008-01-flash.txt
  http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-22.html

GENTOO
  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200903-23.xml

CONFIRM
  http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-020.htm

BUGTRAQ
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/498561/100/0/threaded


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