Adobe Flash Player code execution

adobe-cve20125279-code-exec (79850) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Adobe Flash Player, as bundled in multiple products, and Adobe Air could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted document, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to corrupt memory 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 APSB12-24 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Google Chrome:
Upgrade to the latest version of Google Chrome (23.0.1271.64 or later), available from the Google Chrome Releases Web site. See References.

For Microsoft:
Refer to Microsoft Security Advisory (2755801) for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Adobe Product Security Bulletin APSB12-24: Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player.
  • Google Chrome Releases Web site: Stable Channel Release and Beta Channel Update.
  • Microsoft Security Advisory (2755801): Update for Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer 10.
  • BID-56554: Adobe Flash Player and AIR CVE-2012-5279 Memory Corruption Vulnerability
  • CVE-2012-5279: Adobe Flash Player before 10.3.183.43 and 11.x before 11.5.502.110 on Windows and Mac OS X, before 10.3.183.43 and 11.x before 11.2.202.251 on Linux, before 11.1.111.24 on Android 2.x and 3.x, and before 11.1.115.27 on Android 4.x; Adobe AIR before 3.5.0.600; and Adobe AIR SDK before 3.5.0.600 allow attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via unspecified vectors.
  • RHSA-2012-1431: Critical: flash-plugin security update
  • SA51186: Red Hat update flash-plugin
  • SA51207: Microsoft Windows Flash Player Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA51210: Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA51213: Adobe Flash Player Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Adobe Flash Player For Android 11.1.111.19
  • Adobe Flash Player For Linux 11.2.202.236
  • Adobe Flash Player For Linux 11.2.202.238
  • Adobe Flash Player For Linux 11.2.202.243
  • Adobe Flash Player For Windows and Macintosh 11.4.402.265
  • Adobe Flash Player For Windows and Macintosh 11.4.402.278
  • Adobe Flash Player For Windows and Macintosh 11.4.402.287
  • Google Chrome 22
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • 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:

Nov 06, 2012

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