Adobe Flash Player FileReference.browse() and FileReference.download() file upload

adobe-flash-filereference-file-upload (45913) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Adobe Flash Player could allow a remote attacker to upload arbitrary files, caused by the unassisted invoking of the FileReference.browse() and FileReference.download() functions. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to persuade a victim into downloading or uploading arbitrary files to the vulnerable system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to APSB08-18 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.

References:

  • Adobe Product Security Bulletin APSB08-18: Flash Player update available to address security vulnerabilities.
  • NORTEL BULLETIN ID: 2009009312, Rev 1: Nortel Response to Sun Alert 248586 - Multiple Security Vulnerabilities in the Flash Player Plugin for Solaris.
  • Sun Alert ID: 248586: Multiple Security Vulnerabilities in the Flash Player Plugin for Solaris.
  • ASA-2008-440: flash-plugin security update (RHSA-2008-0980)
  • ASA-2009-020: Multiple Security Vulnerabilities in the Flash Player Plugin for Solaris (Sun 248586)
  • CVE-2008-4401: ActionScript in Adobe Flash Player 9.0.124.0 and earlier does not require user interaction in conjunction with (1) the FileReference.browse operation in the FileReference upload API or (2) the FileReference.download operation in the FileReference download API, which allows remote attackers to create a browse dialog box, and possibly have unspecified other impact, via an SWF file.
  • GLSA-200903-23: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities
  • RHSA-2008-0945: Important: flash-plugin security update
  • RHSA-2008-0980: Important: flash-plugin security update
  • SA32270: Adobe Flash Player Multiple Security Issues
  • SECTRACK ID: 1021061: Adobe Flash FileReference API Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
  • SUSE-SR:2008:025: SUSE Security Summary Report

Platforms Affected:

  • Adobe Flash Player 7
  • Adobe Flash Player 7.0
  • Adobe Flash Player 7.0.1
  • Adobe Flash Player 7.0.25
  • Adobe Flash Player 7.0.63
  • Adobe Flash Player 7.0.69.0
  • Adobe Flash Player 7.0.70.0
  • Adobe Flash Player 7.1
  • Adobe Flash Player 7.1.1
  • Adobe Flash Player 7.2
  • Adobe Flash Player 8.0
  • Adobe Flash Player 8.0.24.0
  • Adobe Flash Player 8.0.34.0
  • Adobe Flash Player 8.0.35.0
  • Adobe Flash Player 8.0.39.0
  • Adobe Flash Player 9
  • Adobe Flash Player 9.0.114.0
  • Adobe Flash Player 9.0.115.0
  • Adobe Flash Player 9.0.124.0
  • Gentoo Linux
  • RedHat Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.7.z Extras
  • RedHat RHEL Desktop Supplementary 5 Client
  • RedHat RHEL Extras 3
  • RedHat RHEL Extras 4
  • RedHat RHEL Supplementary 5 Server
  • RedHat RHEL Supplementary 5.2.z EUS
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_100 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_100 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_101 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_101 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_102 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_102 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_103 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_103 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_86 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_86 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_87 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_87 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_88 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_88 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_89 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_89 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_90 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_90 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_91 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_91 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_92 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_93 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_93 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_94 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_94 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_95 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_95 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_96 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_96 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_97 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_97 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_98 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_98 x86
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_99 SPARC
  • Sun OpenSolaris build_snv_99 x86
  • Sun Solaris 10 x86
  • Sun Solaris 10 SPARC

Reported:

Oct 15, 2008

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