Adobe Flash Player authplay.dll code execution

adobe-flash-authplay-code-execution (62825) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Adobe Flash Player, as bundled in multiple products, could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a vulnerability in the Flash Player authplay.dll component. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted PDF document, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to corrupt memory and execute arbitrary code on the system with elevated privileges.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 9.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 7.7
  Exploitability: Functional
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to APSB10-28 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Abysssec Security Research: Exploiting Adobe Flash Player on Windows 7.
  • APSA10-05: Security Advisory for Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Reader and Acrobat.
  • APSB10-28: Security updates available for Adobe Reader and Acrobat.
  • Offensive Security Exploit Database [04-19-2011]: Adobe Flash Player < 10.1.53 .64 Action Script Type Confusion Exploit (DEP+ASLR bypass).
  • BID-44504: Adobe Acrobat, Reader, and Flash CVE-2010-3654 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
  • CVE-2010-3654: Adobe Flash Player before 9.0.289.0 and 10.x before 10.1.102.64 on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and Solaris and 10.1.95.1 on Android, and authplay.dll (aka AuthPlayLib.bundle or libauthplay.so.0.0.0) in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.x through 9.4, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via crafted SWF content, as exploited in the wild in October 2010.
  • GLSA-201101-08: Adobe Reader: Multiple vulnerabilities
  • GLSA-201101-09: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities
  • OSVDB ID: 68932: Adobe Multiple Products Crafted SWF Movie Handling Overflow (2010-3654)
  • RHSA-2010-0829: Critical: flash-plugin security update
  • RHSA-2010-0834: Critical: flash-plugin security update
  • RHSA-2010-0867: Critical: flash-plugin security update
  • RHSA-2010-0934: Critical: acroread security update
  • SA41917: Adobe Flash Player Unspecified Code Execution Vulnerability
  • SA42030: Adobe Reader / Acrobat Unspecified Code Execution Vulnerability
  • SA42031: Google Chrome Flash Player Unspecified Code Execution Vulnerability
  • SA42926: Oracle Solaris Adobe Flash Player Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1024659: Adobe Flash Player Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
  • SECTRACK ID: 1024660: Adobe Reader and Acrobat Flaw in 'authplay.dll' Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
  • SUSE-SA:2010:055: Adobe Flash Player security problems
  • SUSE-SA:2010:058: Acrobat Reader security issues
  • US-CERT VU#298081: Adobe Flash code execution vulnerability
  • VUPEN/ADV-2010-2903: Adobe Flash Player Code Execution and Information Disclosure Issues
  • VUPEN/ADV-2011-0173: Oracle Solaris Flash Code Execution and Security Bypass Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Adobe Acrobat 9.0 Standard
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.0
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.0.0
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.1
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.1 Standard
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.1.1
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.1.2
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.1.3
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.2
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.3
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.3.1
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.3.2
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.3.3
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.3.4
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.4
  • Adobe Flash Player 10.1.85.3
  • Adobe Flash Player 10.1.95.2
  • Adobe Reader 9.0
  • Adobe Reader 9.1
  • Adobe Reader 9.1.1
  • Adobe Reader 9.1.2
  • Adobe Reader 9.1.3
  • Adobe Reader 9.2
  • Adobe Reader 9.3.1
  • Adobe Reader 9.3.2
  • Adobe Reader 9.3.3
  • Adobe Reader 9.3.4
  • Adobe Reader 9.4
  • Gentoo Linux
  • Google Chrome 7.x
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary 6
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary 6
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary 6
  • RedHat Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.8.z Extras
  • RedHat RHEL Desktop Supplementary 5 Client
  • RedHat RHEL Extras 4
  • RedHat RHEL Supplementary 5 Server

Reported:

Oct 28, 2010

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