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  • Advisory - Adobe Flash Player Buffer Overflow Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability

    Adobe Flash Player Buffer Overflow Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability

    Severity Rating: HIGH

    Systems Affected
    • Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.182 and earlier versions for Windows.
    • Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.201 and earlier versions for Macintosh
    • Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.350 and earlier versions for Linux.

    Overview
    Buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in Adobe Flash player, which could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the affected system.

    Description
    This vulnerability exists in Adobe Flash Player due to improper memory operations while handling of specially crafted flash content. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enticing users to visit a
    malicious website and load a specially crafted flash content. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system with the privileges of the current logged in user.

    Solution
    Apply appropriate patches as mentioned in Adobe Security Bulletin APSB14-13.

    Vendor information
    Adobe http://helpx.adobe.com/security/prod...apsb14-13.html

    References:
    Cisco http://tools.cisco.com/security/cent...?alertId=33972

    Security Tracker
    http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1030155


    Microsoft
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/...y/2755801.aspx

    Security Focus
    http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/67092
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