Adobe Shockwave Player unspecified buffer overflow

adobe-cve20124172-bo (79544) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Adobe Shockwave Player is vulnerable to a buffer overflow. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted Shockwave file, 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 APSB12-23 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Adobe Product Security Bulletin APSB12-23: Security update available for Adobe Shockwave Player.
  • BID-56194: Adobe Shockwave Player CVE-2012-4172 Unspecified Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2012-4172: Buffer overflow in Adobe Shockwave Player before 11.6.8.638 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2012-4173, CVE-2012-4174, CVE-2012-4175, and CVE-2012-5273.
  • OSVDB ID: 86537: Adobe Shockwave Player Unspecified Overflow (2012-4172)
  • SA51090: Adobe Shockwave Player Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Adobe Shockwave Player 11.0.0.456
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 11.0.3.471
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 11.5.0.595
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 11.5.0.596
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 11.5.0.600
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 11.5.1.601
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 11.5.2.602
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 11.5.6.606
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 11.5.7.609
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 11.5.8.612
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 11.5.9.615
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 11.5.9.620
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.0.626
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.1.629
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.3.633
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.3.634
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.5.635
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.7.637

Reported:

Oct 23, 2012

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