Adobe Macromedia Flash Player FSCommand "save"

flash-fscommand-save (8584) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Macromedia Flash Player could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system. A remote attacker can create a malicious .SWF file using the FSCommand "save" to write arbitrary code on a vulnerable system. The code would be executed when the user views the malicious .SWF file using the Flash player.


Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

Apply the Flash Player Updater for this vulnerability, as listed in the Macromedia Flash Support Center TechNote. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Macromedia Flash Player 5.0

Reported:

Mar 19, 2002

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