Adobe Flash Player and Air logic error denial of service

adobe-flash-air-logic-dos (78226) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Adobe Flash Player and Air are vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a logic error involving multiple dialogs in Firefox. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 3.2
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Refer to APSB12-19 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Adobe Product Security Bulletin APSB12-19: Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player.
  • BID-55365: Adobe Flash Player and AIR CVE-2012-4171 Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2012-4171: Adobe Flash Player before 10.3.183.23 and 11.x before 11.4.402.265 on Windows and Mac OS X, before 10.3.183.23 and 11.x before 11.2.202.238 on Linux, before 11.1.111.16 on Android 2.x and 3.x, and before 11.1.115.17 on Android 4.x; Adobe AIR before 3.4.0.2540; and Adobe AIR SDK before 3.4.0.2540 allow attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) by leveraging a logic error during handling of Firefox dialogs.

Platforms Affected:

  • Adobe Adobe Air 1.5.3.9120
  • Adobe AIR 1.5.3.9130
  • 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 7.0
  • Adobe Flash Player 7.0.69.0
  • Adobe Flash Player 7.0.70.0
  • Adobe Flash Player 8.0
  • Adobe Flash Player 8.0.34.0
  • Adobe Flash Player 8.0.35.0
  • Adobe Flash Player 9.0.112.0
  • Adobe Flash Player 9.0.114.0
  • Adobe Flash Player 9.0.115.0
  • Adobe Flash Player 9.0.124.0
  • Adobe Flash Player 9.0.16
  • Adobe Flash Player 9.0.20
  • Adobe Flash Player 9.0.20.0
  • Adobe Flash Player 9.0.28
  • Adobe Flash Player 9.0.28.0
  • Adobe Flash Player 9.0.31.0
  • Adobe Flash Player 9.0.45.0
  • Adobe Flash Player 9.0.47.0
  • Adobe Flash Player 9.0.48.0
  • Gentoo Linux
  • Novell OpenSUSE 11.0
  • RedHat Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.8.z Extras
  • RedHat RHEL Extras 3
  • RedHat RHEL Extras 4

Reported:

Aug 31, 2012

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