Adobe Flash Player and Air buffer overflow

adobe-cve20125260-bo (79081) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Adobe Flash Player and Air are vulnerable to a buffer overflow. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.

*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 APSB12-22 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Adobe Product Security Bulletin APSB12-22: Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player.
  • Google Chrome Releases Web site: Stable Channel Update.
  • BID-56213: Adobe Flash Player and AIR CVE-2012-5260 Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2012-5260: Buffer overflow in Adobe Flash Player before 10.3.183.29 and 11.x before 11.4.402.287 on Windows and Mac OS X, before 10.3.183.29 and 11.x before 11.2.202.243 on Linux, before 11.1.111.19 on Android 2.x and 3.x, and before 11.1.115.20 on Android 4.x; Adobe AIR before 3.4.0.2710; and Adobe AIR SDK before 3.4.0.2710 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than other Flash Player buffer overflow CVEs listed in APSB12-22.
  • OSVDB ID: 86037: Adobe Flash Player / AIR Unspecified Overflow (2012-5260)
  • RHSA-2012-1346: Critical: flash-plugin security update
  • SA50876: Adobe Flash Player / AIR Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Adobe AIR 3.4.0.2540
  • Adobe AIR 3.4.0.2540 SDK
  • Adobe Air for Android 3.4.0.2540
  • Adobe Flash Player For Android 11.1.111.16
  • Adobe Flash Player For Android 11.1.115.17
  • Adobe Flash Player For Linux 11.2.202.238
  • Adobe Flash Player For Windows and Macintosh 11.4.402.265
  • Adobe Flash Player For Windows and Macintosh 11.4.402.278
  • Google Chrome 22
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary 6
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary 6
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary 6
  • RedHat RHEL Desktop Supplementary 5 Client
  • RedHat RHEL Supplementary 5 Server

Reported:

Oct 08, 2012

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