Adobe Flash Player DLL code execution

adobe-flash-dll-code-exec (65238) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Adobe Flash Player could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system. The application does not directly specify the fully qualified path to a dynamic-linked library (DLL) when running on Microsoft Windows. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted file from a WebDAV or SMB share using a vulnerable application, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability via a specially-crafted library to execute arbitrary code on the system.

*CVSS:

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

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

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.

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-46197: Adobe Flash Player CVE-2011-0575 DLL Loading Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability
  • CVE-2011-0575: Untrusted search path vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player before 10.2.152.26 allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse DLL in the current working directory.
  • OSVDB ID: 70919: Adobe Flash Player Path Subversion Arbitrary DLL Injection Code Execution
  • 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 10.0.0.584
  • Adobe Flash Player 10.0.12.10
  • Adobe Flash Player 10.0.12.36
  • Adobe Flash Player 10.0.22.87
  • Adobe Flash Player 10.0.32.18
  • Adobe Flash Player 10.1.102.64
  • 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

Reported:

Feb 08, 2011

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