Adobe Flash Player unspecified code execution

player-unspec-code-execution (65236) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


An unspecified vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to corrupt memory and execute arbitrary code on the system.


Base Score: 9.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
Temporal Score: 6.9
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed


Gain Access


Refer to APSB11-02 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

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


  • Adobe Product Security Bulletin APSB11-02: Security update available for Adobe Flash Player.
  • Sun Security Blog 11 Mar 2011: Multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player .
  • BID-46192: Adobe Flash Player CVE-2011-0573 Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability
  • CVE-2011-0573: Adobe Flash Player before allows attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-0559, CVE-2011-0560, CVE-2011-0561, CVE-2011-0571, CVE-2011-0572, CVE-2011-0574, CVE-2011-0578, CVE-2011-0607, and CVE-2011-0608.
  • OSVDB ID: 70917: Adobe Flash Player Unspecified Memory Corruption (2011-0573)
  • RHSA-2011-0206: Critical: flash-plugin security update
  • RHSA-2011-0368: Critical: flash-plugin - End Of Life
  • SA43267: Adobe Flash Player Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA43351: Red Hat Enterprise Linux flash-plugin Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA43747: Oracle Solaris Adobe Flash Player Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SUSE-SA:2011:011: Adobe Acrobat Reader

Platforms Affected:

  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Adobe Flash Player
  • 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
  • Sun Solaris 10


Feb 08, 2011

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